Susan Drucker

Courses: CSD 631: Whole Systems:Sustainability, Equity and the Environment
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Prof. Susan J. Drucker holds a Juris doctorate (1982) from John's University School of Law, an M.A in Media Studies from College of the City University of New York and a B.A in Communication Arts & Sciences/Political (1979) from the same University. She is an Associate Professor in the School of Communication, Hofstra University, N.Y. and the incoming president of the Eastern Communication Association. She is the co-founder of Communication Landscapers, the co-editor of American Heroes in a Media Age and Voices in the Street: Gender, Media and Public Space and The Huddled Masses: Communication and Immigration. Her research has appeared in many journals in both the fields of communication and law.

Her research includes the medium of space, media law and the impact of regulation on social interaction, interpersonal communication in public space, the implications of new technologies, social cohesion and the field of legal geography.

Selected Publications

  • Drucker, S. & Gumpert G. (under contract). Urban Impulse. Peter Lang. (2014 deadline).
  • Herbeck, D. & Drucker, S. (eds.). (under contract) There Used to Be A Ballpark Here. Peter Lang. (2014 deadine).
  • Matsaganis, M., Gallagher, V. & Drucker, S. (Eds.). Urban Communication Reader, Vol. 3. Peter Lang. (2013).
  • Drucker, S. & Gumpert G. (Eds.). Regulating Social Media: Legal and Ethical Considerations. Peter Lang. (2013)
  • Drucker, S. & Gumpert, G. (Eds.). (2011). Convergence Regulation. Peter Lang.
  • Burd, G., Drucker, S. & Jassem, S. (Eds.). (2010). Urban Communication Reader, Vol. 2. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
  • Drucker, S. & Gumpert, G. (2008). Global Media Heroes. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
  • Burd, G., Drucker, S. & Gumpert, G. (Eds.). (2007). The Urban Communication Reader. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
  • Gumpert, G. & Drucker, S. (Eds.). (2002). Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Communicating Baseball. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
  • Guest supervisor co-editor with Gary Gumpert, Frauke Zeller & Seija Ridell. Double Special Issue on Mediated Urbanism. The International Communication Gazette. Vol. 75 (Summer-Fall 2013).
  • Guest co-editor with Gary Gumpert. Special Issue: Architecture and Planning for a Media Rich Environment. Journal of Architecture and Planning Research. (2008).
  • Guest co-editor with Gary Gumpert. Special Issue: Communicative Cities. The International Communication Gazette. Vol. 70 (Summer 2008).
  • Editor. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication. (2006-2008).
  • Editor. Free Speech Yearbook. (2001-2004).
  • Drucker, S. & Gumpert, G. (2013)."Steps in the Street.". The International Communication Gazette. Special Issue, Mediated Urbanism, Vol. 75 (Summer-Fall 2013).
  • Drucker, S. & Gumpert, G. (2012, July 23). "Walking the Check Points Walk in Nicosia, Cyprus," Greek News.