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Rudy Pugliese

Professor

School of Communication
College of Liberal Arts

585-475-5925
Office Location
Office Mailing Address
3008 Eastman

Rudy Pugliese

Professor

School of Communication
College of Liberal Arts

Education

BA, State University College at Oneonta; MA, State University College at Brockport; Ph.D., Temple University

Bio

Professor Pugliese received a Ph.D. in mass communications from Temple University, an M.A. from the College at Brockport, and a B.A. from SUNY Oneonta. His dissertation, an investigation of retention factors in distance education, was funded by a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. His research interests include digital media as they relate to politics and androgogy. He currently advises the Reporter magazine at RIT.

585-475-5925

Select Scholarship

Journal Paper
Deering, Charlotte and Rudy Pugliese. "Civic Engagement and News Media Preferences Among the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Hearing." Academic Journal of Science 10. 1 (2020): 111–122. Web.
Jackson, Alyssa and Rudy Pugliese. "Resetting and Reinventing Print Media: Learning from College Media." Journal of Media Critiques 3. 9 (2017): 11-24. Web.
Herrera, Karen de la Rosa and Rudy Pugliese. "The Uses and Gratifications of Music among Emerging Adults." International Journal of Arts & Sciences 10. 1 (2017): 351-364. Web.

Currently Teaching

COMM-253
3 Credits
An introduction to communication contexts and processes emphasizing both conceptual and practical dimensions. Participants engage in public speaking, small group problem solving and leadership, and writing exercises while acquiring theoretical background appropriate to understanding these skills.
COMM-202
3 Credits
The history and development of U.S. media, theoretical aspects of mass communications, the composition of media audiences, law and regulation of mass communications and how the media affect and are affected by society are presented.