ROBERT W. GEHL portrait
  • Affiliated Faculty, Writing and Rhetoric Studies
  • Associate Professor, Communication

Professional Service

  • Cultural Studies Association. Role: Member. Lateral Editorial Board. 05/2017 - present
  • Social Media + Society. Role: Member. Editorial Board. 05/2016 - present
  • International Journal of Cultural Studies. Role: Member. Editorial Board. 01/2016 - present
  • New Media and Society. Role: Member. Editorial Board. 11/2015 - present
  • Social Science and Humanities Research Council. Fellowship Reviewer. 10/2015 - 02/2016
  • Palgrave Macmillan. Book manuscript reviewer. 09/2015 - 10/2015
  • Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media. Role: Member. Editorial Board. 08/2015 - present
  • Murdoch University. External Dissertation Reviewer. 05/2015 - 08/2015
  • Sage Publications. Journal proposal reviewer. 04/2014 - 05/2014
  • The MIT Press. Book Manuscript Reviewer. 03/2014 - 06/2014
  • Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies. Editorial Board. 11/2013 - 11/2015
  • Cultural Studies Association. Chair, Host Committee, hosting the 2014 CSA conference. 08/2013 - 06/2014
  • Cultural Studies Association. Communications and Technology Officer. 06/01/2012 - 06/01/2015
  • Culture, Theory, and Critique. Manuscript Reviewer. 04/2012 - 05/2012
  • Media International Australia. Manuscript Reviewer. 02/2012 - 03/2012
  • Critical Studies in Media Communication. Article reviewer. 02/2012 - 03/2012
  • Contemporary Social Science. Manuscript Reviewer. 12/2011 - 01/2012
  • Television and New Media. Article reviewer. 10/2011 - 11/2011
  • First Monday. Article reviewer. 07/2011 - 08/2011
  • Journal of Computer Mediated Communication. Reviewer. 02/2011 - 03/2011

Internal Service

  • Diversity Committee. Member, 08/2015 - 08/2016. Department service.
  • Peer teaching committee. Member, 08/2015 - 05/2016. Department service.
  • Search Committee, Race and Communication. Member, 08/2015 - 05/2016. Department service.
  • RPT Committee. Member, 08/2015 - 05/2016. College service.
  • Faculty Advisory Board, Tanner Humanities Center. 09/2014 - 05/2015. College service.
  • "Will THIS Get Me Tenure?" Writing Group. Founder, 01/2012 - 05/2015. College service.
  • Colloquium planning. Benevolent Dictator, 01/01/2012 - 08/2016. Department service.
  • Search Committee, Chair of the Department of Communication. Member, 03/2011 - 05/2012. Department service.
  • Frontiers of New Media planning committee. Co-chair, 10/01/2010 - 11/2011. Department service.

Honors & Awards

  • Nancy Baym Book Award for Reverse Engineering Social Media (2014, Temple University Press). Association of Internet Researchers, 10/2015
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award. College of Humanities and Social Sciences, GMU, 10/2015
  • Top Paper, Media Studies Interest Group: Friz, Amanda and Robert W. Gehl, "Pinning the Feminine User: Gender Scripts in Pinterest's Start-up Interface.". Western States Communication Association, 02/22/2015
  • Emerging Scholar. Critical And Cultural Studies Division, NCA, 11/2014
  • Tanner Humanities Aldrich Fellow. Tanner Humanities Center (University of Utah), 01/2013

Affiliations

  • National Communication Association (NCA), Member, 08/2014 - present
  • International Communication Association (ICA), Member, 02/2013 - present
  • Cultural Studies Association (CSA), Member, 12/04/2010 - present
  • Society of People Interested in Boring Things (SOPIIBT), Member, 05/2010 - present
  • New Faculty Majority (NFM), Member, 03/24/2010 - present
  • New Media Consortium (NMC), Member, 01/31/2010 - present
  • Eastern Communication Association (ECA), Member, 01/2010 - 12/2011

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