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Mitchell T. Bard

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., MA, University of Wisconsin
JD, University of Miami School of Law
BA, Brandeis University


Office: Murphy Center, 2nd Fl., Room 222
Phone: (914) 633-2459
Office Hours: Tuesdays, Noon - 2 p.m.; Thursdays, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Mitchell Bard has extensive experience as a writer and editor for publications in a variety of media, including producing content for websites in the early years of the emergence of the Internet. He has served as a featured blogger for the Huffington Post since 2008. Mitchell's research focuses on how the atomization of the 20th century mass media system has affected news in the 21st century on TV, the internet and social media.

Current Research & Distinctions

  • Sole author, "Propaganda, Persuasion or Journalism? Fox News' Prime Coverage of Health Care Reform in 2009 and 2014," Electronic News.
  • Sole author, "The Role of Differing Host Styles in Fox News' Prime-Time Coverage of Health Care Reform in August 2009," Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly.
  • Co-author, "An Opening for Quid Pro Quo Corruption? Issue Advertising in Wisconsin Judicial Races Before and After Citizens United," The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process.
  • 2013 Guido Stempel Award for top graduate student paper from the Graduate Student Interest Group of AEJMC.
  • The UW College of Letters and Science named him a teaching fellow, an honor given to the top 15 teaching assistants in the college.