Dr. Vicki Mayer

•  Professor  •
Communication Dept., 219 Newcomb Hall
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118

 Dr. Vicki Mayer


  • Media Analysis 
  • Technology Analysis
  • Alternative Journalism
  • Media Histories
  • Special Topics: Creative Labor, Hollywood South, The Public Intellectual 2.0

Research Interests Education

  • Media Audiences
  • Production Studies
  • Communication Labor
  • Citizenship and Culture
  • Latin American and Latino Media
  • Alternative and Community Media

Selected Publications

Single-Authored Books:  

Below the Line: Producers and Production Studies in the New Television Economy. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011.    

Podcasts About Below The Line:

Books Aren't Dead (BAD)

New Books In Communications 

Producing Dreams, Consuming Youth: Mexican Americans and Mass Media.  New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2003.                                  


Edited or Co-Authored Collections:

Alexander, Sherry Lee, et. al. The Times-Picayune in a Changing Media World: The Transformation of an American Newspaper. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2014.

Mayer, Vicki, Ed. The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies: Media Production. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

Mayer, Vicki, Miranda Banks, John Caldwell, Eds. Production Studies: Cultural Studies of Media Industries. New York: Routledge, 2009.


Vicki Mayer CV


Professional Service


  Director, MediaNOLA Website

MediaNOLA is a web portal for histories of cultural production in New Orleans. MediaNOLA is a service-learning project of Tulane University

  Editor, Television and New Media

Television & New Media is an international journal devoted to the most recent trends
in the critical study of television and new media. It is published by
Sage and is listed in the Humanities Citation Index. 



 University of California, San Diego


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  Office:  205 Newcomb Hall

Communication Dept., Tulane U., 219 Newcomb Hall, 1229 Broadway, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5730