Hugh Curnutt

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Associate Professor, School of Communication and Media

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Life Hall 225A
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973 655-4464
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Degree(s):
BS:New York University
MA:Georgetown University
PhD:University of Pittsburgh
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Hugh Curnutt works in the areas of critical media and cultural studies. His research is broadly concerned with evolving communication technologies and the shifting intersection of media producers and consumers. His main project explores the changing televisual landscape, especially the ongoing reconfiguration of television's institutions, performers, and audiences in a post-network era. His work also examines the cultural impact of mobile technologies and self-authored media content on contemporary celebrity. His interests include media and cultural history, television studies, field theory, philosophy of communication, and psychoanalytic theory.

Dr. Curnutt's research has appeared in a range of scholarly journals and anthologies, including Media, Culture & Society; Television & New Media; Communication Quarterly; Film and Television Stardom; and Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society.

Courses Taught:

- Critical Television Studies
- Persuasion and Transmedia Campaigns
- Seminar in Media and Cultural Studies
- Seminar in Media Ecology
- Theorizing Communication and Media Arts
- Youth Culture and The Popular