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Pooley

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Associate Professor, Media & Communication
Media History and Social Theory
Walson Hall 103
(484)664-3677


Background
B.A., Harvard University
M.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., Columbia University

Jeff Pooley’s research centers on the history of communication studies, as the field's emergence has intersected with the twentieth century rise of the other social sciences. He also writes about consumer culture and and the self. Recent work includes an edited collection, with David W. Park, on the field’s history (The History of Media and Communication Research: Contested Memories, 2008), and a book chapter on “The Consuming Self: From Flappers to Facebook” (Blowing up the Brand, 2010). He is currently working on a short book, on the late James W. Carey He teaches Introduction to Communication, Media and Society, Media Theory & Methods, and Communication and Public Relations.

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