Wilder, Carol

Carol Wilder

Carol Wilder
PhD, Rhetoric and Communication, Kent State University
Professor of Media Studies, School of Media Studies

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Areas of Expertise:
Media and popular culture; media and political culture; rhetoric of the Vietnam–American war
Carol Wilder was the chair of Media Studies and Film and associate dean of The New School from 1995 to 2007. From 1975 to 1995, she was a member of the Communication Studies faculty at San Francisco State University (SFSU), where she served as professor and chair. In 1996, Ms. Wilder was named professor emerita at SFSU. She was a Fulbright scholar at Hanoi University in 2007 and 2008. Ms. Wilder is the author of numerous articles and essays on communication theory, politics and the media, and the rhetoric of the Vietnam–American war. She received the National Communication Association Book Award for Rigor & Imagination: Essays from the Legacy of Gregory Bateson.
Courses Taught:
  • Understanding Media Studies
  • Political Media and Communication 
  • War Stories in Photography, Film, and Literature
  • Media Studies: Ideas
  • Media Education Lab
Recent Publications:
Crossing the Street in Hanoi: Teaching and Learning About Vietnam (forthcoming from Intellect Press)

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