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Susan Reilly

Dr. Susan Smith Reilly

Ph.D. Communication
The Pennsylvania State University

Phone: 561 297-3894
Areas of Expertise
Multimedia Studies, Critical Pedagogy of the Media, Scriptwriting

Dr. Reilly teaches courses in Mass Communication theory and practice. She also teaches the Communication Internship course. An established media scholar as well as a writer/producer of public television documentaries, she has published widely on critical media theory and critical pedagogy of the media.
Co-authored books

Schwock, James, Mimi White and Susan Reilly. 1992.  Rethinking Media Literacy: A Critical Pedagogy of Representation. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press.

McLaren, Peter, Rhonda Hammer, David Sholle, Susan Reilly. 1995. Media Knowledge: Popular Culture, Pedagogy and Critical Citizenship. New York: Peter Lang.
Goodall, Hilary and Susan Reilly. 1988.  Writing for the Computer Screen. New York: Praeger.


The Fear Inside: Alternatives for Battered Women. Broadcast on WBRA-TV Roanoke, VA on March 31, 1980.
Hometown in Peril: Case Study of a Hazardous Waste Dump Site. Broadcast on WPTD –TV, Dayton, Ohio on June 27, 1987 and on WCET-TV, Cincinnati, Ohio on June 28, 1987.
Transcending the Boundaries: The Life of Bessie Coleman. Broadcast on WPTO-TV, Oxford, Ohio on February 28, 1994.
Current courses

MMC 3403 – Mass Communication Theory
MMC 4502 – Mass Communication and North American Social Thought
FIL 4106 – Scriptwriting
COM 3945 – Communication Internship


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