Dr. Andrew Herman
Dr. Andrew Herman is Associate Professor in the Communications Studies department at Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, ON). He and Professor Coombe are frequent collaborators and have co-authored pieces for Cultural Studies, South Atlantic Quarterly, the De Paul Law Review, and Anthropological Quarterly.
Dr. Herman received his B.A. in Government from Georgetown University and his PhD in Sociology from Boston College. He has written widely in the field of social theory, media and culture and his appeared in scholarly journals such as Cultural Studies, Critical Studies in Media Communication, South Atlantic Quarterly, and Anthropological Quarterly.
Among his many publications is his book, The “Better Angels of Capitalism: Rhetoric, Narrative and Moral Identity Among Men of the American Upper Class (Westview, 1999) and his edited collections, Mapping the Beat: Popular Music and Contemporary Cultural Theory (Blackwell, 1997), and The World Wide Web and Contemporary Cultural Theory (Routledge, 2000). He is currently working on a book on digital media, intellectual property and cultural policy
Contact: WLU Profile.