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Hugh Curnutt

Associate Professor, School of Communication and Media

BS, New York University
MA, Georgetown University
PhD, University of Pittsburgh
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Hugh Curnutt is an associate professor and the associate director for faculty in the School of Communication and Media. Dr. Curnutt works in the areas of critical media and cultural studies. His teaching and research is broadly concerned with evolving communication technologies and the shifting intersection of media producers and consumers. His work has explored the changing televisual landscape, especially reality TV's role in the ongoing reconfiguration of television's institutions, performers, and audiences in a post-network era. 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 Currently Taught:
- Seminar in Media Ecology
- Television and Culture
- Theorizing Communication and Media
- Video Games and Culture