Andrew Ó Baoill

  • Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
  • Faculty Advisor, WITC
  • Faculty Advisor, The Quad
  • CM 211 (Introduction to Broadcasting)
  • CM 231 (Introduction to Journalism)
  • CM 325 (Multi-platform Journalism)
  • CM 331 (Feature Writing and Editing)
  • CM341 (Intermediate Broadcasting)
  • CM 441 (Media Management)
  • First Year Seminar: Be the Media
  • First Year Seminar: #Occupy the Media
  • First Year Seminar: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
  • HU317: Culture and Society of Ireland
Andrew Ó Baoill, Cazenovia College Professor of Communication Studies
Humanities & Natural Sciences
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13 Nickerson St.
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Dr. Ó Baoill joined the faculty at Cazenovia in 2009, teaching courses in broadcasting, journalism and media. His PhD is from the University of Illinois, where his research focused on the impact of the internet on community radio stations in the United States. He has also published on electronic voting and the interaction of the internet and democratic debate. His research is generally focused on the interaction of technology, democracy, and public participation.
  • PhD Communications, University of Illinois
  • MA Communications and Cultural Studies, Dublin City University
  • BSc Mathematics, National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Illinois Distinguished Fellowship
  • Appointed member of Broadcasting Complaints Commission by Irish government (1997-2000)
  • Various Fellowships, University of Illinois
  • Alpha Lambda Delta
  • Paper on copyright and community radio forthcoming at the Journal of Radio and Audio Media.
  • Recent activities include speaking on the work of Noam Chomsky and Raymond Williams as part of the Great Minds/Great Ideas lecture series, and at conferences of the IAMCR, as part of the Community Communication division.
  • Station Manager, WRFU-LP, Urbana IL 2008-2009
  • Writing Consultant, Writers' Workshop, University of Illinois, 2008-2009
  • Producer, Media Matters with Bob McChesney, WILL AM/, 2004-2009
  • Instructor, Media Studies, University of Illinois, 2005-2008
  • President, Graduate Employees' Organization, Urbana IL, 2006-2007
  • Price Analyst, eircom plc, Dublin Ireland, 1998-2002
  • Station Manager, Flirt FM, Galway Ireland, 1995-1996
Media Appearances/Interviews: 
Presenter: A Critical Ear (2007-2010); numerous shows on WRFU, WEFT, and Flirt FM. Interviews: Featured guest several times on Media Geek (WEFT FM and online); Illinois Labor Hour (WEFT FM); Daily Illini; Radio Netherlands
  • Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR)
  • International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)
  • Irish Media Research Network
  • Radio Research Ireland
  • Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)