David Magolis, Ph.D.


Dr. David Magolis
Professor and Advisor-WHSK Student Radio
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Dr. David Magolis acts as Advisor for WHSK, the BU Student Radio - Programming and Personnel

Kerby Confer Faculty Fellowship for Communications

Magolis from the Department of Mass Communications received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a second master’s degree from Clarion University, and a doctorate from Penn State University.  Magolis specializes in media literacy and developed a new major and minor based on media literacy principles called Emergent Media in Mass Communications. His primary areas of research include media literacy education, multimedia communications, privacy, and emerging media technologies.  Magolis was named the 2017 Outstanding Volunteer for the National Association for Media Literacy Education and is part of the Leadership Council for the National Association for Media Literacy Education. He has been published in several journals including the leading journal of media literacy, The Journal of Media Literacy Education.