Ed Timke
Program Coord

Ed Timke, Ph.D., is an instructor of courses on advertising and society and innovation and entrepreneurship. He is also Associate Editor of Advertising & Society Quarterly, a journal focused on the role of advertising in society, culture, history, and the economy. Ed is the Co-Director of the Circulating American Magazines project, which is funded by a Digital Humanities Advancement Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Before Duke, Ed was a lecturer in the Media Studies Program at the University of California, Berkeley.

Ed is a specialist in advertising and media history, especially in transnational, global, and comparative contexts. He also has expertise in the areas of gender, advertising, and the media; photojournalism; and research methods in advertising and media studies. In particular, his work centers on understanding the role of advertising and popular media in international relations and how different cultures and people come to understand and imagine each other through them.

Ed earned his Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Michigan. He also holds an MA in International and Intercultural Communication from the University of Denver. He completed his undergraduate studies in international relations and French at Michigan State University.

Office Hours

Fall 2019: 2-4pm, Wednesdays; and by appointment

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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