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Kathryn Cramer Brownell

Associate Professor of History, Purdue University

Dr. Brownell received her B.A from University of Michigan and her Ph.D. from Boston University. Her research and teaching examine the relationships between media, politics, and popular culture in 20th-century United States, with a particular focus on the American presidency.

She is the author of "24/7 Politics: Cable Television and the Fragmenting of America from Watergate to Fox News," and "Showbiz Politics: Hollywood in American Political Life."


  • –present
    Assistant Professor of History, Purdue University