Joe Tompkins

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Communication Arts/Theatre
Degrees: B.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Phone: 332-2307
Office: VCCA 306

Spring 2020 Office Hours:  M 12:00-2:00 | Tu/Th 11:00-1:00 | or by appointment


Joe Tompkins is an assistant professor of Communication Arts and an affiliate faculty in Community and Justice Studies at Allegheny College. He teaches courses in media and cultural studies, political economy and the history of corporate propaganda. His research broadly concerns the way commercial media and popular culture shape the public discourse around inequality. Professor Tompkins is also the co-editor of Film Criticism, an open access, peer-reviewed film journal.