126 Johnston Hall
Ph.D., Temple University
M.B.A., Virginia Tech
B.A. Virginia Tech
JAMS 262: Principles of Media Studies
JAMS 860: Media and Consumer Culture
History of consumer culture; media history; media and cultural space; mobility; social memory
The Holiday Makers: Magazines, Advertising and Mass Tourism in Postwar America (LSU Press, forthcoming)
“Making Advertising Material: Checking Departments, Systematic Reading, and Geographic Order in Nineteenth-Century Advertising.” Book History, 13 (2011).
“Machine-Age Mobility: Media, Transportation, and Contact in the Interwar United States.” Technology & Culture, 52, no. 3 (July 2011): 459-484.
“Domesticating Vacations: Gender, Travel, and Consumption in Postwar Magazines.” Journalism History, 36, no. 3 (Fall 2010): 126-137.
“Visual Culture, Public Space, and Piety in Focus on the Family’s Citizen Magazine.” Critical Studies in Media Communication, 27, no. 5 (December 2010): 498-518.
“‘X’-ing Out Enemies: Time Magazine, Visual Discourse, and the War in Iraq.” Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism, 11, no. 2, (2010): 203-221. Co-authored with Andrew Mendelson.