Michael D Dwyer : Curriculum Vitae
DepartmentofMedia & Communication
224MurphyHall ArcadiaUniversity Glenside, PA 19038
n Ph.D. (awardedwithDistinction) – English, SyracuseUniversity. 2010.
· Committee:StevenCohan,RogerHallas, SusanEdmunds,JaneFeuer,Patty Roylance
n M.A.– Literary &CulturalStudies, Carnegie MellonUniversity. 2003.
n B.A. (Departmental Honors, cum laude) –English, UniversityofMiami. 2002.
n Associate Professor ofMedia & Communication, ArcadiaUniversity. 2016-.
n Assistant Professor ofMedia & Communication, ArcadiaUniversity. 2010-2016.
n Teaching Associate, Writing Program & English, Syracuse University. 2004-2010.
n AmericanFilm & PopularMusic,Sound Studies, Nostalgia, Cultural Studies,Media Industries
n Back to the Fifties: Nostalgia, Hollywood FilmandPopularMusicoftheSeventies and Eighties.
n “The Same OldSongs.”Alphaville Journalof FilmandScreen Media. Issue3 (Summer 2012).
n “Fixing theFiftiesin the ReaganEra.” The 1980s: ATransitionalDecade. Duncan Campbell and
Kimberly R. Moffitt, eds. Latham,MD:Rowman & Littlefield/ Lexington Books.December2010.
n "ItWasSomething: Kathleen Hanna, SadieBenning,andthe LimitsofGrrrl-hood.” Singingfor Themselves: Essayson Women inPopularMusic. PatriciaSpence Rudden, ed. Newcastle-upon- Tyne (UK): Cambridge ScholarsPublishing, 2007.
Selected Open-Access and Popular Publications
n “Prince And ‘the Other Eighties.’” OUPblog, April 25, 2016. http://blog.oup.com/2016/04/prince-and-the-other-eighties/.
n “Book Review: Jim Jarmusch: Music, Words and Noise.” Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television 36, no. 2 (April 2, 2016): 258–60.
n “A pure object, aspectacle, aclown….” CultureBot.January 10, 2013. http://www.culturebot.net/2013/01/15549/the-american-realness-of-juggalos/
n “Raphael Saadiq’sSoulMemory.” In MediaRes.August30,2012. http://bit.ly/IMRdwyer
n “On WindowsClosing.”Negative Dunkalectics.January 2012.
n “TheGathering ofthe Juggalosandthe Peculiar Sanctity ofFandom.” Flow.December17, 2010.
n “Something on the Air: Radio Formats and Hollywood Soundtracks.” Society of Cinema and Media Studies. March 30-April 3, 2016.Atlanta, GA
n “Oldies, Nostalgia,andthe Opening oftheFMDial.”The International Association for Media and
History.May17-20, 2015.Bloomington, IN.
n “Soul in the Rear View:TheBlues Brothers.” SocietyofCinema&MediaStudies, March25-29,
2015.Montreal, QC, Canada.
n “The‘NewMan’ andFiftiesStardom.'” Film & History Conference. October30,2014. Madison, WI.
n “Michael Jackson andtheLegacy of 'Real Showmen.'” That's Entertainment!: Valedictory
Symposium for Steven Cohan.March6-7,2014, Syracuse, NY.
n “TheMeaningoftheWord‘Neighbor’ in Rear Window.” SocietyofCinema&Media Studies.March
6-10, 2013. Chicago, IL.
n “Blue Velvet throughmy Ears.” SocietyofCinema&Media Studies. March21-25, 2012.Boston MA.
n “The Same OldSongs?Inventing Oldiesin 1980sCinema."SocietyofCinemaand MediaStudies.
March8-12,2011. New Orleans,LA.
n “Back in Time: Pastichingthe Fifties.” SocietyofCinemaandMediaStudies.Tokyo,Japan.May21-
24, 2009. (Conference rescheduledto March2010,LosAngeles, CA.)
n “Back to theFifties: Ronald ReaganandMarty McFly.”PopularCulture Association/American
Culture Association. San Francisco, CA.March18-22, 2008.
n Panel Respondent.“EmbodyingDifference/ Representing Identity.”RegionalLGBT/Queer Studies
Conference. Syracuse University, November3, 2007.
n “ItWasSomething: TheDIY AestheticsandBody PoliticsofKathleen HannaandSadie Benning.”
MidwestModernLanguage Association, ChicagoIL.November10-12,2006.
n “Radical Cheerleadingandthe AestheticsofPolitical Demonstration after Seattle.”University of
Albany Graduate Conference in the Humanities.Albany, NY. April 22-23,2006.
n “Memory, Mourning,Michael.” SchoolofForeign Languages. Jiangsu U, China. June17, 2015.
n “Re-ReadingAmericanGraffiti.”Philadelphia Cinema andMedia Seminar. Temple University
HumanitiesCenter. December 8, 2011.
n “StarLegacies: RememberingJamesDean andSandraDee.” WordandImageColloquium, Syracuse University EnglishDepartment. April 17, 2009.
n “Writing YourWay In to Film Studies.” KnightInstitute for Writing in the Disciplines. Cornell
University. February 2008.
n “Watching with Hitchcock.” Knight Institute for Writing in theDisciplines. Cornell University.
n 2010-present: Assistant Professor, Dept ofMedia&Communication, Arcadia University.
n 2006-2010:FPPTeachingAssociate,DepartmentofEnglish, SyracuseUniversity
ETS145:ReadingPopularCulture ETS154:InterpretationofFilm ETS182:RaceandLiteraryTexts
n 2006:SummerStartWriting Instructor, SyracuseUniversity
n 2005:Coordinator,Weekly Teaching Practicum, Writing Program, SyracuseUniversity
n 2005:Writing Consultant,SummerStart Program, SyracuseUniversity.
n 2004-2005:Teaching Associate, Writing Program, SyracuseUniversity
n Panel Coordinator,“DH: On Campus, Out ofthe Classroom.”THATCamp Philly. The Humanities and
Technology Conference. PhiladelphiaPA. September28-29,2013,
n “On 'NiceGuy'Misogyny.”For the Women SPEAK OUT. Arcadia University. April 2013.
n Panelist,AssessmentWorkshop.Faculty Development Workshops. ArcadiaUniversity. May 2012.
n Participant,THATCamp Philly. The HumanitiesandTechnology Conference. Philadelphia PA.
n “Bringing itHome:Web2.0 andPop Pedagogy.” SyracuseUniversity ProjectAdvance
English/Writing Conference. SyracuseUniversity, October14, 2009.
n “Building aTeaching Archive.” ProfessionalDevelopment Seminars.TheGraduate School, Syracuse University. November 2008.
n “Leading aDiscussionor Recitation.” Teaching Assistant Orientation Program.TheGraduate
School, SyracuseUniversity. August2008.
n “Using Online ForatoTeach.” EnglishDepartment Orientation Program.SyracuseUniversity.
n “Leading aDiscussionor Recitation.” TA Orientation Program. TheGraduate School, Syracuse
n "Facilitating andEvaluating Student Writing."Professional Development Seminars. TheGraduate
School, SyracuseUniversity. March2007.
n “Teaching withImages.” TA Orientation Program. The Graduate School, SyracuseUniversity. August
n InstructionalTechnology Grant, Mobile Podcasting Studio, Arcadia University. 2015.
n Doctoral Prize in the Humanities,OutstandingDissertation, SyracuseUniversity. 2011.
n Outstanding TA Award,The Graduate School at Syracuse University. 2010.
n TeachingMentor,FulbrightFLTA Orientation, Syracuse NY 2009. (competitive,4 awarded)
n Syracuse University TAOPTeachingFellow, 2006-2008.(competitive, 25awarded)
n Syracuse University EnglishDepartment Summer Fellowship, 2006-2007.
n RaymondWilliamsFellowship, Carnegie Mellon University. 2002-2003.
n 2014-, ArcadiaUniversity,DepartmentofMedia &Communication,UndergraduateProgramDirector
n 2013-,SocietyofCinemaand MediaStudies, ITCommittee
n 2013-2014, ArcadiaUniversity, Faculty Secretary
n 2013-,Arcadia University,JuniorFaculty Advocacy Group, Facilitator
n 2013-,Editorial Board, ArcadiaUniversity HonorsPublication,The Compass.
n 2012-, ArcadiaUniversity,Digital Repository AdvisoryGroup.
n 2012-, ArcadiaUniversity,Committee forUniversityWriting Awards.
n 2011-, Arcadia University. Facilitator, student-run multimediapublicationLoco.
n 2011, ArcadiaUniversity.Acquired“RW” designation for CM213: Writing &Communications.
n 2011, ArcadiaUniversity.CommissionedReportonBest Practicesfor Student Media
n 2008, SyracuseUniversity. Co-Founder &Coordinator: TA Teaching Archive
n 2007-2008, SyracuseUniversity. Graduate StudentRepresentativetoGraduate Committee
n 2004-2008, SyracuseUniversity WebCoordinator, EnglishGraduate Organization
n 2005-2007: SyracuseUniversity, Facilitator, EnglishGraduate Organization
n 2004: SyracuseUniversity, Graduate StudentRepresentative to EnglishDeptAgendaCommittee