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Andrew deWaard

Assistant Professor in Communication

Dr. deWaard’s primary research interests are the cultural industries, the political economy of media, financial capital, media authorship, and the digital humanities. He is the co-author of "The Cinema of Steven Soderbergh: indie sex, corporate lies, and digital videotape" (Columbia University Press/Wallflower, 2013) and "Derivative Media: How Wall Street Devours Culture" (UC Press, forthcoming), which examines the financialization of film, television, and popular music. Dr. deWaard is also the co-director of, a SSHRC-funded research project that studies stewardship models for independent music, as well as the Media And Consolidation Research Organization (MACRO) Lab, which analyzes the effects of monopoly ownership on media.