Spring 2021 – On Sabbatical
Joe Tompkins is an associate professor of communication and an affiliate faculty in Community and Justice Studies at Allegheny College. He teaches courses in media 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.