Michael R. Frontani, PhD

Assistant Professor of Communications  

Frontani and students at London football match

School of Communications 

Elon University

2850 Campus Box; Elon, NC 27244

Office: McEwen 216-B

Phone: (336) 278-5664

E-mail:  mfrontani@elon.edu



Ph. D. in Mass Communications (1998), The Ohio University
Dissertation title: "The Beatles as Sign: Their Transformation from Moptops to Gramscian Intellectuals" (Dissertation advisor: Joseph Slade)
M.A. in Cinema and Television (1995), Universitiy of Southern California
M.A. in History (1993), The Ohio State University
Thesis title: "Iran: A Reassessment of the Third Power Policy of Reza Shah" (Thesis advisor: Carter V. Findley)
B. A. in History and Political Science (1986), The Ohio State University

Research Interests
Celebrity, mass culture, popular music, cinema, film history, critical and cultural theory





Courses I teach at Elon
Survey Courses
Development of Cinema
Introduction to Communications
Media and Society



The Culture of Rock  
Empire and Cinema     
Study Abroad 
The Beatles and Popular Culture in London

Public Speaking                          


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