THES letter signatures

Here is the full list of senior academics who signed the letter in the Times Higher Education Supplement, posted on the blog on 31 May 2007.

Professor Tony Bennett
Professor of Sociology and Director, Economic & Social Research Council Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change
Open University, UK

William Boddy
Professor of Communications
Baruch College City University of New York, US

Göran Bolin
Professor of Media & Communication Studies
Södertörn University College, Sweden

Oliver Boyd-Barrett
Director and Professor of Communication Studies
Bowling Green State University, US

Charlotte Brunsdon
Professor of Film and Television Studies
University of Warwick, UK

Hazel V Carby
Charles C and Dorathea S Dilley Professor of African American Studies and Professor of American Studies
Yale University, US

Stuart Cunningham
Director and Professor Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Michael Curtin
Professor and Director of Global Studies
University of Wisconsin Madison, US

Michael X Delli Carpini
Professor and Dean Annenberg School for Communication
University of Pennsylvania, US

Wheeler Winston Dixon
Ryan Professor of Film Studies
University of Nebraska, US

John Downing
Professor of International Communication
Director Global Media Research Center
Southern Illinois University, US

John Frow
Professor of English Language and Literature
University of Melbourne, Australia

Marie Gillespie
Professor of Sociology
Open University, UK

Faye Ginsburg
David B Kriser Professor of Anthropology
Director Graduate Program in Culture and Media and Center for Media, Culture & History and Co-Director Center for Religion and Media
New York University, US

Henry Giroux
Global Television Network Chair
Professor of English and Cultural Studies
McMaster University, Canada

David Theo Goldberg
Director and Professor
University of California Humanities Research Institute, US

Larry Gross
Professor and Director School of Communication Annenberg School
University of Southern California, US

Lawrence Grossberg
Morris Davis Distinguished Professor of Communication Studies and Cultural Studies
Adjunct Distinguished Professor of Anthropology
Director University Program in Cultural Studies
University of North Carolina, US

Michele Hilmes
Professor of Media and Cultural Studies
Director Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
University of Wisconsin Madison, US

Mette Hjort
Professor and Program Director of Visual Studies
Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Laura Kipnis
Professor of Radio-Television-Film
Northwestern University, US

Jon Lewis
Professor of English
Oregon State University, US

Justin Lewis
Professor Journalism, Media, and Cultural Studies
Cardiff University, UK

Robert W. McChesney
Professor of Communication
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, US

Richard Maxwell
Professor and Chair of Media Studies
Queens College City University of New York, US

Mandy Merck
Professor of Media Arts
Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

Toby Miller
Professor of English, Sociology, and Women’s Studies
Director Program in Film & Visual Culture
University of California Riverside, US

David Morley
Professor of Communications
Goldsmiths College University of London, UK

Meaghan Morris
Chair Professor of Cultural Studies
Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Vincent Mosco
Professor of Sociology and Canada Research Chair in Communication and Society
Queen’s University, Canada

Horace Newcomb
Professor of Telecommunications and Lambdin Kay Chair for the Peabodys
Director George Foster Peabody Awards
University of Georgia, US

Tom O’Regan
Professor of Media and Cultural Studies
University of Queensland, Australia

Manjunath Pendakur
Professor and Dean of Mass Communication and Media Arts
Southern Illinois University, US

Constance Penley
Professor of Film and Media Studies
Co-Director Carsey-Wolf Center for Film, Television, and New Media
University of California Santa Barbara, US

John Durham Peters
F Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor of Media History and Social Theory
University of Iowa, US

Dana Polan
Professor of Cinema Studies
New York University, US

Mark Poster
Professor of History, Film and Media Studies, and Critical Theory
University of California Irvine, US

Andrew Ross
Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis
New York University, US

David Rowe
Professor and Director Centre for Cultural Research
University of Western Sydney, Australia

Ellen Seiter
Stephen K Nenno Chair of Critical Studies
University of Southern California, US

Ella Shohat
Professor of Art & Public Policy and Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies
New York University, US

Lynn Spigel
Frances E Willard Professor of Screen Cultures
Director Center for Screen Cultures and Co-Director Graduate Program in Screen Cultures
Northwestern University, US

Marita Sturken
Professor of Culture and Communication
Co-Director, Visual Culture Program
New York University, US

Graeme Turner
Professor of Cultural Studies
Australian Research Council Federation Fellow
Director Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies
University of Queensland, Australia

Ravi Vasudevan
Co-Director, Sarai: City/Media/Public Domain
Senior Fellow, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies Delhi, India

Janet Wasko
Professor and Knight Chair in Communication Research
University of Oregon, US

D. Charles Whitney
Professor of Creative Writing and Sociology
University of California Riverside, US

George Yúdice
Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
New York University, US

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