School of Communication

D. Charles (Chuck) Whitney

Department of Communication Studies

D. Charles (Chuck) Whitney

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Communication Studies
dc-whitney@northwestern.edu
Frances Searle Building
2240 Campus Drive, Room 1-127
Evanston , IL 60208
847-467-2164
Graduate Programs: Media, Technology & Society, Communication Studies

Whitney is professor of communication studies and associate dean of the school for academic affairs.  His research focuses on the sociology and social history of mass communicators.  He joined the faculty in 2010 from the University of California, Riverside, where he was chair of the Department of Creative Writing and a professor of Media and Cultural Studies.

Education

PhD Mass Communication, University of Minnesota
BA English, Clemson University

Recent Publications

The Audience. Encyclopedia of Journalism.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2010.

The Audiences for Content Analysis.  Pp. 233-245 in D. Kunkel, A. Jordan, J. Manganello & M. Fishbein, eds., Media Messages and Health: A Decisions Approach to Content Analysis. London & New York: Routledge / Taylor & Francis Group, 2009.   With Ellen Wartella and Dale Kunkel.

Child Exposure to Violence in Media.  Pp. 106-108 in Claire M. Renzetti & Jeffrey L. Edleson, eds., Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence, Vo. 1. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2008.  With Michael Robb.

Violence Exposure in Video Games.  Pp. 744-747 in Claire M. Renzetti & Jeffrey L. Edleson, eds., Encyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence, Vol. 2. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2008.  With Michael Robb.

MediaMaking.  Mass Media in a Popular Culture, 2nd ed..  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications, Inc., 2006.  With Lawrence Grossberg, Ellen Wartella & J. McGregor Wise.  Third edition forthcoming, 2011.