Zane Willard

MA Student, University of South Florida
Frédéric Bastiat Fellow

Zane Willard is an MA student in communication at the University of South Florida. His research is rooted in a critical/cultural studies tradition with a focus on popular culture (reality TV, social media, fine art, television, film), emphasizing issues of race, gender and sexuality as well as performance, surveillance, and authenticity. Zane earned a BA in economics, communication, and film & media arts from the University of Tampa. He was a Mercatus Center Don Lavoie fellow during the fall 2021 semester.