Dr. Schuchardt's interests include media ecology, international travel, soccer, reading, writing, aeronautics, film, cooking, kayaking, and scale model building.
New York University: Ph.D., Media Ecology 2005
New York University: M.A., Media Ecology 1997
Swarthmore College: B.A., English Literature 1993
Areas of Expertise and Research Interests (10)
Professional Affiliations (3)
- Media Ecology Association
- National Communications Association
- International Jacques Ellul Society
Media Appearances (1)
Interview with Read Mercer Schuchardt
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Read Mercer Schuchardt is an Associate Professor of Communication at Wheaton College, where he teaches courses in public speaking, media ecology, media effects, media and composition and journalism. Dr. Schuchardt’s interests include media ecology, international travel, soccer, reading, writing, aeronautics, film, cooking, kayaking, and scale model building. He is the founder of Metaphilm and his most recent book is entitled You Do Not Talk About Fight Club: I Am Jack’s Completely Unauthorized Essay Collection...
Presentations and Event Appearances (3)
Was McLuhan's Biology the Medium of His Message?
Media Ecology Association 12th Annual Conference Edmonton, AB
Digital Media and Ellul’s Global Concentration Camp
National Communication Association conference San Francisco, CA
How to Leave the Catholic Church Using Only Your iPhone and The Disappearance of Women
Media Ecology Association 10th annual conference St. Louis, MO
Academics and Published Research (3)
2009 Faculty Series
- Public Speaking (COMM 101)
- Journalism (COMM 215)
- Media Studies (COMM 243)
- Media, Culture, and Religion (COMM 341)
- Iconomy: Media Change and Corporate Branding (COMM 444)
- Jacques Ellul (COMM 480)
- Media Effects (Comm 493)
- Media, Medievals, & Modernity (Germany/Switzerland Summer Tour, COMM 340)
- Research & Composition (ENGW 104)
Founder/Publisher of Metaphilm
Select Articles, Chapters, Reviews, and Other Publications (2)
Eds. Joan T. Mims & Elizabeth M. Nollen.
New York: St. Martin’s Press. 4th Edition.
Eds. Jennifer Hart Weed, Richard Davis & Ronald Weed.
Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.