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Browsh, Jared Bahir Lecturer


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research overview

  • Dr. Browsh specializes in issues connected to political economics of the media, particular as it pertains to the media system in the United States throughout history. He also examines issues of representation connected to media ownership and policy, especially in television and animated content. His current focus is representations of race, gender, sexuality, and disability on television.


  • Animation, Cartoons, Hanna-Barbera, Disney, Warner Brothers Media History, Television History, Animation History, Media Ownership, Media Policy, Media Law, Radio, Public Media, Campus Media


selected publications


courses taught

  • ETHN 3024 - Introduction to Critical Sports Studies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Learn to think in an informed and critical way about sports in society. Examine the socio-cultural significance of sports as it relates to topics such as youth, social class, race/ethnicity, gender, identity, and intercollegiate athletics. Readings, class discussions, videos, and guest speakers will help expand our understanding of this important social phenomenon.
  • ETHN 3702 - African American Sport Experience
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Provides a socio-cultural and historical overview of the contributions of African Americans (men and women) to sport in America. Focus is on the macro (patterns of behavior related to large-scale social structures and processes) and micro (behaviors we observe in society, often readily observable in the context of sport and exercise) level of sport analysis. Recommended prerequisite: ETHN 3024.
  • JRNL 1871 - Special Topics for First-Year Students
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Summer 2019
    Special studies in media that are specific for first-year students. May be repeated for a maximum of three credit hours.
  • JRNL 2001 - Fundamentals of Reporting Technologies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018
    Develops news-gathering skills for work in news enterprises. Students learn skills for working with technologies used in news reporting and in storytelling for various media formats. Students are introduced to a range of technologies for recording, editing and producing. Students encouraged to take concurrently with JRNL 2000.
  • JRNL 2014 - Race and Sports Journalism
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    Examines the intersection of sports journalism and race. It investigates the subject from two distinct but related perspectives. First, the class looks historically at how race has been covered in both journalism generally and sports journalism more specifically. Then it seeks to understand the effects of said coverage.
  • JRNL 2401 - Media Coverage of Diverse Populations
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Summer 2021
    Explores the ways in which issues of gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity and religion play out in news coverage and how news organizations approach coverage of marginalized groups in society.
  • JRNL 3211 - History of Broadcasting
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Offers a broad overview of significant broadcast programs, the institutions and sociocultural and economic influences that have steered the course of radio, television and electronic media history in the United States.
  • JRNL 3221 - History of Digital Journalism
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Explores the history, economics and traditions of digital technologies. Addresses the interaction between digital technologies, culture and economy with particular emphasis on the effects on digital journalism. Concludes with a focus on how these concepts are embraced by new journalism market models.
  • JRNL 3241 - History of Journalism
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2019 / Summer 2020
    Explores the foundations of journalism practice in a historical context. Students study the evolution of the news industry and analyze examples of contemporary broadcasting, photography, online and print media in light of the past.
  • JRNL 3614 - Principles of Audio Production
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
    Introduces audio production techniques using digital technologies. Students learn to apply fundamental principles to create professional radio and online programs including podcasting.
  • JRNL 3651 - Media Law and Ethics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Studies state and federal laws and court decisions that affect the media in order to develop knowledge of media rights and responsibilities and an understanding of the legal system. Provides students with an overview of the theories, ethics, codes, and analytical models that are used in journalism, and introduces students to a variety of ethical issues that can arise in journalism.
  • JRNL 4562 - Digital Journalism
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Builds upon digital production skills through the creation of multimedia project. Applies media theory to evaluate digital media content and explore how digital forms influence the news industry, politics, culture and society. Same as JRNL 5562.
  • JRNL 4931 - Internship
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Summer 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Summer 2021
  • JRNL 5562 - Digital Journalism
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Builds upon digital production skills through the creation of multimedia project. Applies media theory to evaluate digital media content and explore how digital forms influence the news industry, politics, culture and society. Same as JRNL 4562.
  • JRNL 5651 - Journalism Law & Ethics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
    Explores the legal and ethical frameworks of journalistic practice and media production. Covers historical as well as current frameworks used in examining the legal and ethical issues that arise in newsgathering and publication. Examines the relationships between ethics and the law in various media context.
  • JRNL 5851 - Graduate Professional Project
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020 / Summer 2021


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)