James Tracy
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2002, University of Iowa
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters Fellow, 2004–5
James Tracy teaches classes in media history and communication theory. His research interests include alternative media and the mass media’s depiction of the labor movement and social class throughout the twentieth century. His work has appeared elsewhere in The Communication Review, Mass Communication and Society, Journalism Studies, and the Journal of Communication Inquiry.
Tracy's recent publications include the essay, “'Labour’s Monkey Wrench': Newsweekly Coverage of the 1962-63 New York Newspaper Strike,” in the Canadian Journal of Communication (October 2006). “Toward Historicizing Alternative Media and Social Movements: The Dubuque Leader 1935-39,” is scheduled to appear in Journalism & Communication Monographs in 2007.