Devon Powers
Devon Powers
Associate Professor
Departments: Advertising, Media & Communication
Office: 215 204-5953
AH Room 341

Biography

Devon Powers is Associate Professor in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations, Temple University. She is the author of Writing the Record: The Village Voice and the Birth of Rock Criticism (University of Massachusetts Press, 2013), and co-editor of Blowing Up the Brand: Critical Perspectives on Promotional Culture (Peter Lang, 2010).  Her research explores historical and contemporary consumer culture and the dynamics of cultural intermediation, circulation, and promotion. Recent work has appeared in Journal of Consumer Culture, New Media & Society, and Journal of Historical Research in Marketing; she is currently at work on a book about trends.

Education

Degree

Field

School

BA

English & Women’s Studies

Oberlin College

PhD

Media, Culture and Communication

New York University