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College of Mass Communications and Information Studies


Faculty and Staff

August (Augie) E. Grant, Ph.D.

J. Rion McKissick Professor of Journalism
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
College of Mass Communications and Information Studies

E-mail: augie@sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-4464
Fax: 803-777-4103
Office:

School of Journalism and Mass Communications
Carolina Coliseum, Room 3020H
600 Assembly Street
Columbia, SC 29201

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Education

B.S., Broadcasting, University of Florida
M.A.J.C., Broadcast Management and Production, University of Florida
Ph.D., Communication Theory and Research, University of Southern California

Research

Dr. August Grant is a technology futurist who has edited the Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals since 1992. In addition to exploring new communication technologies, Grant's research explores media audience behavior, convergent journalism, radio and television broadcasting, and applications of network analysis to the study of media organizations and audiences.

Teaching

Dr. Grant teaches courses across the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. His primary expertise is in new media technologies and research methods, but he also has taught courses in advertising, public relations, integrated communication, journalism, media economics and media management.

Service

Executive committee, Broadcast Education Association

Secretary and treasurer, Broadcast Education Association

Former board of directors, Broadcast Education Association