The Department of Communication Studies
Phone: (646) 312- 3720
Location: VC 8-240
Jayson Harsin, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, is an expert in the areas of new media and politics; international communication; critical cultural communication studies; political communication; rhetorical studies; communication and sustainable development. His most recent research focuses on political rumor and the public sphere. Professor Harsin has been published in professional journals and is a member of organizations including the International Communication Association, National Communication Association, and European Communication Research Association. He earned a BA from the University of Kansas, an MA from the University of Illinois and a PHD from Northwestern University.
Most recent or current research:
Political Rumor and the Public Sphere
Subject Matter Expertise (topics):
New Media and Politics; International Communciation; Critical Cultural Communication Studies; Political Communication; Rhetorical Studies; Communication and Sustainable Development
Degrees (with institution):
PhD Northwestern University
MA University of Illinois
BA University of Kansas
Affiliations (boards, organizations):
International Communication Association
National Communication Association
European Communication Research Association
Most recent publications (articles and/books) or exhibitions:
“Stuart Hall’s ‘Deconstructing the Popular’: Reconsiderations 30 years Later.” Communication, Culture & Critique 6 (2) (2013).
“Interview with Armand Mattelart” (translator; interviewer with James Hay and Jim Cohen), Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies (Spring 2013).
“Dallas at the Elysée: French Political Communication Today,” Political Communication Report, 22(2) (July 2012).