University of Southern California (Ph.D., MA), New York University (MA), Northwestern University (BS)
Media Studies, Sports Communication, Queer Theory/LGBT Studies, Cultural Studies
Evan Brody (Ph.D., University of Southern California) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication. His research focuses on media, sports culture, and the LGBTQ Community and uses a variety of qualitative methods, such as textual analysis, field studies, and in-depth interviews, to better understand the relationship between media practices and the experiences and representations of LGBTQ athletes and sports fans. In addition to his academic appointment he consults for entertainment companies and brand strategy firms where he provides content analysis, cultural research, industry studies, and qualitative data collection/analysis for a range of media-based projects.