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Tony Kelso, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department Chair

Ph.D., New York University
MA, University of Michigan
BS, University of Michigan

Office: Murphy Center, 3rd Fl., Room 340
Phone: (914) 633-7795
Office Hours: Monday 9:15-10:45 a.m., Wednesday 9:15-10:45 a.m.

In addition to a variety of instructional experience, Dr. Kelso has maintained a career in advertising for over 15 years, working both as a producer and as a copywriter. After holding staff positions at Young & Rubicam and J. Walter Thompson, Tony decided to establish his own freelance business, which he has been managing for over eight years.

Current Research & Distinctions

  • Advertising and religion
  • Advertising and audience reception
  • The history of advertising
  • The news media as instruments of propaganda