Emeritus Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Riverside; the Sir Walter Murdoch Professor of Cultural Policy Studies at Murdoch University (40%); Profesor Invitado at the Universidad del Norte (25%); Professor of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at Cardiff University/Prifysgol Caerdydd (20%); and Director of the Institute of Media and Creative Industries at Loughborough University in London (20%). The author and editor of over thirty books, his work has been translated into Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese, Turkish, German, Italian, Farsi, and Swedish. His most recent volumes are The Sage Companion to Television Studies (edited with Manuel Alvarado, Milly Buonanno, and Herman Gray, 2015), The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture (edited, 2015), Greening the Media (with Richard Maxwell, 2012) and Blow Up the Humanities (2012).
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Media and cultural studies; Latin American studies; social theory; race, class, gender