Associate Professor

Department of Communication and New Media Studies
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Ph.D. Critical Studies, University of Southern California; M.A. Film Studies and Interdisciplinary Humanities, Arizona State University; B.A. English-American Comparative Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz.


Dr. Bodle is an Associate Professor of Communication and New Media Studies and teaches New Media and Society, Human Rights in the Digital Age, New Media Ethics, Social Media & Social Change, Visual Communication, American Film Authors, and History of the Motion Picture. His research interests include social media, Internet governance, political economy of new media, critical Internet theory, new media literacy's, and information ethics.

Recent publications appear in the Journal of International Communication; Information, Communication, & Society; and in the book collections The Ethics of Emerging Media: Information, Social Norms, and New Media Technology (2011); Teaching Arts and Science with the New Social Media (2011); and Generation Facebook (2011). 

Dr. Bodle is an active member of the Association of Internet Researchers, the International Communication Association, the Union for Democratic Communications, and he is a Steering Member of the UN-based advocacy coalition Internet Rights and Principles. Bodle was a recipient of the GigaNet Scholarship Award (2009). 

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