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Faculty Directory » Kyle Moody

Communications Media

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Dr. Moody is on sabbatical and does not have office hours for Fall 2020.

Office Information:

Room Number: Conlon Hall 316
Phone: 978.665.3351

Courses Taught:

Message Design (COMM 1120)
Social Media Today (COMM 2005)
Document Design (COMM 3470)


Ph.D., School of Journalism and Mass Communication, The University of Iowa (Journalism and Mass Communication)
M.S., Department of Communication, Miami University (Mass Communication)
B.S., Department of Management, Gordon Ford College of Business, Western Kentucky University (Business Administration)

Research Interests:

Dr. Moody is an assistant professor in Communications Media with specialties in Professional Communication and Social Media. A former program director, radio station manager and social media consultant for several businesses, Dr. Moody’s research interests include social media and business integration, how video game fans and consumers are involved in the production and dissemination of fan and journalistic content. His research also includes online communities of users and players of video games, new media design, social media applications, ethnography, cultural studies, and media production.

Current Projects:

Dr. Moody is preparing a manuscript on the various effects and academic interests within the television incarnation of Hannibal, to be published in 2017. He is also completing work on his manuscript on modders and Steam, currently under editorial review.

Dr. Moody is also editing pieces on various video game subtopics that will be published in two separate volumes, The 100 Greatest Video Game Franchises and Video Games and Masculinity (temporary title), respectively.

Professional Affiliations:

AoIR - Association of Internet Researchers
AEJMC - Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication​
SCMS - Society for Cinema and Media Studies