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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
November 25, 2014

Canadian Excellence

Dr. Andrew Herman

Associate Professor

Contact Information
Email: aherman@wlu.ca
Phone: 519.884.1970 ext.3693 virtual ext.

Office Location: DAWB 3-134A
Office Hours: Fall 2014: On Sabbatical
Academic Background
Andrew Herman received his B.A. in Government from Georgetown University and his PhD in Sociology from Boston College. He has written widely in the field of social theory, media and culture and his appeared in scholarly journals such as Cultural Studies, Critical Studies in Media Communication, South Atlantic Quarterly, and Anthropological Quarterly. Among his many publications is his book, The "Better Angels of Capitalism: Rhetoric, Narrative and Moral Identity Among Men of the American Upper Class (Westview, 1999) and his edited collections, Mapping the Beat: Popular Music and Contemporary Cultural Theory (Blackwell, 1997), The World Wide Web and Contemporary Cultural Theory (Routledge, 2000). He is currently working on a book on digital media, intellectual property and cultural policy.