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Dr. Jason Guthrie

Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies


Office: Arts & Sciences 210N
Visual and Performing Arts
College of Arts & Sciences
JasonGuthrie@clayton.edu

Biography

Jason Lee Guthrie is a media historian interested in the intersections of creativity and economics. He has specific interests in the creative industries and intellectual property law.

Education

Ph D, Mass Communication, The University of Georgia, 2018

MA, Educational Media, Appalachian State University, 2011

BA, Communication Studies, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, 2009

AA, General Studies, Central Piedmont Community College, 2006

Intellectual Contributions

Jason Guthrie, America’s First Unprofessional Songwriter: Stephen Foster and the Ritual Economy of Copyright in Early American Popular Music, Journal of the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association – 2019

Jason Guthrie, Ill-Protected Portraits: Mathew Brady and Photographic Copyright, Journalism History – June 28 2019

Jason Guthrie, Poor Richard Revised: Benjamin Franklin and the Ritual Economy of Copyright in Colonial America, American Journalism – July 3 2018

Jason Guthrie, Taking The Liberty: Toward a Theory of Copyright and Creativity, Journal of the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association – 2016

Jason Guthrie, Economy of the Ether: Early Radio History and the Commodification of Music, Journal of the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association – 2014

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

Jason Lee Guthrie, “Look Forward: A Digital Exhibition on Civil Rights and the Pulitzer Prize in Georgia”, Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative –  January 1 2016 to December 31 2016

Jason Lee Guthrie, Cities 2011 to Present

Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Susan L. McFarlane-Alvarez, Mark May, Jason Guthrie, OER Revisions and Ancillary Materials Creation Mini-Grant Application - Spoken Communication, Affordable Learning Georgia, State, 4800, Funded –  Fall 2019 to Spring 2021

Service to the University & University System of Georgia

Department, Public Information Committee, Chairperson –  June 1 2020 to Present