Christopher J. Westgate PhD
Dr. Westgate is an associate professor in Johnson & Wales University’s College of Arts and Sciences in Providence. Before joining our faculty, he taught communication and media courses at Texas A&M University. His research program includes communication history, digital culture, Latin/identities, media industries, and popular music. Westgate’s scholarly articles and reviews have been published in Media, Culture & Society; Communication, Culture & Critique; the Journal of Communication; and the Journal of Popular Music Studies. He has spent more than a decade working in the radio industry as an on-air personality, production director, and news reporter.