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Erin Meyers, Ph.D.

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Office: 308A Wilson Hall
Phone: (248) 370-2507
Email: emeyers@oakland.edu

Dr. Meyers is a professor in the Department of Communication, Journalism and Public Relations and the assistant director of the Women and Gender Studies Program. She has published articles on the intersections of celebrity, new media, and audience cultures in Celebrity Studies, The Journal of Popular Culture, New Media & Society and Flow. She is currently the co-editor of Celebrity Studies. Her book exploring the rise of celebrity gossip blogs, Dishing Dirt in the Digital Age: Celebrity Gossip Blogs and Participatory Media Culture, was published by Peter Lang in 2013. Her recent book, Extraordinarily Ordinary: The Rise of Reality Television Celebrity (2020, Rutgers University Press), explores the role of Us Weekly magazine in the construction and circulation of reality television cast members as a distinct form of celebrity and the broader impact of “just being yourself” on celebrity culture.

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If you would like a full listing of Dr. Meyers' publications and other work, feel free to email her at [email protected].

Department of Communication, Journalism, and Public Relations

Wilson Hall, Room 316
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48309-4486
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(248) 370-4120

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