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feeling mediated thumbnailBrent Malin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Pittsburgh. He is also an affiliated faculty member of the university’s programs in Cultural Studies, Film Studies, and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies. From 2014-2017 he will likewise serve as the Associate Director of Pitt’s Humanities Center.

Professor Malin received his PhD from the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Iowa, where he also received a graduate certificate from the Project on the Rhetoric of Inquiry.

Professor Malin studies and teaches media history, theory, and criticism with concentrations in cultural studies, critical theory, intellectual history, technology studies, popular culture, and the rhetoric of inquiry.

american masculinity under clintonHe is the author of American Masculinity Under Clinton: Popular Media and the Nineties “Crisis of Masculinity” (Peter Lang, 2005) and Feeling Mediated: A History of Media Technology and Emotion in America (NYU Press, 2014). His articles have appeared in such national and international journals as Media, Culture & Society, Technology & Culture, Communication Theory, Media History, New Media & Society, Journal of Social History, Explorations in Media Ecology, the Quarterly Journal of Speech, and the Journal of Communication Inquiry.

You can see additional information about Professor Malin’s research here.

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