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Nicholas Boston

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Phone Number: 347-577-4040
Office: Carman 271
Rank: Associate Professor
Degrees and Sources of Degrees: B.A., McGill University; M.S., Grad. School of Journalism, Columbia University; Ph.D., University of Cambridge.

Nicholas Boston has lived and been educated in Canada, Great Britain and the United States, and in each location he’s been active in media. His journalism and commentary have appeared in or on The New York Observer, The London Evening Standard, the BBC, Bronxnet, CFCF Montreal, PBS and NBC Universal New York. He has also been published online at outlets as diverse as and Condé Nast Digital.

He received his M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University and his Ph.D. in Sociology at Cambridge University. His areas of research are labor and organization in the contemporary media industries; media and transnational migration.

Courses Taught

  • Communication in Society
  • Covering Race, Gender and Ethnicity
  • Fundamentals of Mass Media Writing
  • History of Broadcasting
  • History of Cinema II: 1945 – the present
  • Interviewing for Ethnic and Mainstream Media
  • Mass Communication and Public Opinion (cross listed with Department of Sociology)
  • Reporting I
  • Reporting II
  • Topics in Multimedia Journalism: Framing the News
  • Topics in Multimedia Journalism: The U.S. Multicultural Market
  • Women, Minorities and the Media