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Dr Kevin Glynn

Associate Professor

Department: Geography and Environmental Sciences

For a complete list of Kevin Glynn’s publications, see

Associate Professor Kevin Glynn received his Ph.D. from the Media & Cultural Studies program in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He has taught in departments of media studies, cultural studies, American studies, and geography in the US, New Zealand and the UK.  His areas of research include media & cultural studies, digital geographies, cultural geographies, media convergence & digital cultures, television studies, popular culture, and media geographies & globalization.  He is author of Tabloid Culture: Trash Taste, Popular Power, and the Transformation of American Television (Duke University Press) and coauthor of Communications/Media/Geographies (Routledge) and Shifting Nicaraguan Mediascapes: Authoritarianism and the Struggle for Social Justice (Springer).  His work has also appeared in many anthologies and leading international journals such as Cultural Studies; Television & New Media; Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture and Media Studies; Gender, Place and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography; International Journal of Cultural Studies; Annals of the Association of American Geographers; Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography; Communication Studies; Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies; Comparative American Studies: An International Journal; Geopolitics; and others.  He was also Primary Investigator on the research project, “Geographies of Media Convergence: Spaces of Democracy, Connectivity and the Reconfiguration of Cultural Citizenship,” which was supported by a grant from the Marsden Fund of the Royal Society of New Zealand (2013-2016) and involved collaborators at the University of Edinburgh, the University of California-Santa Barbara, and the University of Texas-Austin.  His recent publications have examined Indigenous peoples’ media practices and globalization; digital media and convergence culture; intersections between popular culture, politics, cultural citizenship and the media; decolonial struggle in the new media environment; popular and political cultures of the Americas; and intersections between media & cultural studies and geography.

For a complete list of Kevin Glynn’s publications, see


Kevin Glynn

Campus Address

Room B224
Ellison B


  • Cultural Studies PhD
  • Politics MA

Key Publications

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  • The Celebritization of Indigenous Activism, Cupples, J., Glynn, K. 1 Nov 2019, In: International Journal of Cultural Studies
  • Afro-Latino-América: Black and Afro-descendant Rights and Struggles, Bush, D., Bush, S., Cayasso-Dixon, K., Cupples, J., Gleghorn, C., Glynn, K., Henríquez Cayasso, G., Smith, D., Moreno Rojas, C., Perea Lemos, R., Ribeiro, R., Casildo, Z. 6 Dec 2018, The Routledge Handbook of Latin American Development, Taylor & Francis
  • Drone Queen of the Homeland, Cupples, J., Glynn, K. 23 Nov 2018, The Routledge International Handbook of Gender and Feminist Geographies, Taylor & Francis
  • Shifting Nicaraguan Mediascapes, Cupples, J., Glynn, K. 11 Dec 2017
  • Communications/Media/Geographies, Adams, P., Cupples, J., Glynn, K., Jansson, A., Moores, S. 20 Sep 2016
  • Neoliberalism, Surveillance and Media Convergence, Cupples, J., Glynn, K. Jun 2016, The Handbook of Neoliberalism, New York, Routledge
  • Negotiating and queering US hegemony in TV drama, Glynn, K., Cupples, J. 7 Feb 2015, In: Gender, Place and Culture
  • Visibility, Media Events and Convergence Culture: Struggles for the Meaning of 9/11, Glynn, K. 2015, Mediated Geographies and Geographies of Media, Springer
  • Indigenizing and Decolonizing Higher Education on Nicaragua’s Atlantic Coast, Cupples, J., Glynn, K. Mar 2014, In: Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography


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