Communication and Media Studies Department

Communication Alum Jonathan Nichols-Pethick Publishes New Book

Photo of TV COPS by Jonathan Nichols-Pethick

Dr. Jonathan Nichols-Pethick, Associate Professor of Media Studies in the Department of Communication & Theatre at DePauw University and a graduate of USM's Communication department, has dedicated his new book, TV Cops: The Contemporary American Television Police Drama, to his mentor, Dr. Kathryn Lasky.  Dr. Lasky  developed a Media Arts concentration in the Communication department that later evolved into the Media Studies major. 

For more information on Dr.  Nichols-Pethick's book published by Routledge, visit Routledge, Taylor, & Francis Group.

The Audio and Video Production Minor

The minor in Audio and Video Production

The Audio and Video Production minor offers students an understanding of the processes involved in conceptualizing, writing, designing, and producing works in media based on the effective principles and practices of media aesthetics for target audiences. This minor will equip students with the information and tools necessary to create, manage, and evaluate audio and video works as vehicles of communication.

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