Matthew Dewey is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Media in the Department of Communication Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Professor Dewey also teaches in the Journalism program and is working to build pedagogical and practice-oriented intersections between the two programs. As a former public access television practitioner, Professor Dewey’s work looks at telecommunications policy and technology, media geography and urban development, and community storytelling practices to understand political agency through media practices. His latest work can be found in Flow Journal and in the journal, Television and New Media.
Before coming to LMU, Professor Dewey taught in the Department of Communication and the Urban Studies Program at the University of California, San Diego and the School of Journalism and Media Studies at San Diego State University. He teaches classes ranging from video production to critical communication theory. He earned his B.A in Mass Communication/ Journalism and an M.A. in Communication Studies from Boise State University in Boise, Idaho and received a Ph.D. in Communication from the University of California, San Diego.
University of California, San Diego, CA: Ph.D., Communication Studies
Boise State University, Boise, ID: M.A., Communication Studies
Areas of Expertise (2)
Journalism and Media Studies
- San Diego Futures Foundation Volunteer
- Alliance for Community Media