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Aaron R. Furgason, Ph.D.


Associate Professor

Adviser, WMCX 88.9FM

First Year Adviser

Plangere Center for Communication 220

Aaron R. Furgason, Ph.D.


Ph.D., Rutgers University

M.A., Emerson College

B.A., Monmouth College

Research Interests

Pop Music, Radio History and Technology, Subcultures, Audience Studies


Presentations/Invited Talks

Fall 2018, The Beatles White Album: An International Symposium: Presenter- The White Album and Progressive Rock Radio- A Match Made in Heaven

Fall 2018, Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association: Presenter- Live Music, Nostalgia & Alternative Rock Radio

Professional Activities

Intercollegiate Broadcasting Society

College Media Association

New Jersey Broadcasters Association

Cultural Studies Association

National Popular Culture and American Culture Associations

Awards and Honors

National Finalist –Outstanding Faculty Adviser- 2017- Intercollegiate Broadcasting System


Frequently Taught Classes

  • Co-Curricular Practicum in Radio (CO 262)
  • First Year Seminar (FY 101)
  • Introduction to Radio Production (CO 102)
  • Journalism/pr Career Preparation (CO 216)
  • Media Analysis (CO 367)
  • Media Co-Curricular Practicum in Radio (CO 262)
  • Media Literacy (CO 155)
  • Radio in the Music Industry (CO 373)
  • Radio Operation Practice (CO 377)
  • Radio/Television Career Preparation (CO 217)
  • Talk Radio (CO 378)
  • The Music Industry (CO 373)
  • Topics in Film (CO 318)
  • Working With Audio (CO 102)

Recently Taught Classes

2020 Spring

2020 Summer E

2020 Summer B

2020 Fall

2019 Spring

2019 Summer E

2019 Summer B

2019 Fall

2018 Spring

2018 Summer E

2018 Summer B

2018 Fall

2017 Spring

2017 Summer E

2017 Summer B

2017 Fall

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