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Garrett Broad

Garrett Broad


Faculty Memorial Hall, Room 454


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Twitter: @GarrettBroad


PhD, University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

Biography and Research Interests

Prof. Broad's teaching and research focuses on strategic communication for social justice and environmental sustainability. He has published extensively on issues related to food justice, animal rights, and community-based organizing. He also actively engages in collaborative research projects with health and justice-focused advocacy groups.

Selected Publications

Broad, G.M. More Than Just Food: Food Justice and Community Change. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016

Broad, G.M. (2014). Animal Production, Ag-Gag Laws and the Social Production of Ignorance - Exploring the Role of Storytelling. Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture.

Broad, G.M., with Hite, A. & Guthman, J. (2014) Nutrition Troubles - Narrowcasted Nutrition Sciences. Gastronomica: The Journal of Critical Food Studies, 14(3): 5-16.

Broad, G.M., Ball-Rokeach, S., Ognyanova, K., Picasso, T., Stokes, B., Villanueva, G. (2013). Understanding Communication Ecologies to Bridge Communication Research and Community Action. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 41(3): 325-345.

Broad, G.M. (2013) Vegans for Vick: Dogfighting, Intersectional Politics and the Limits of Mainstream Discourse. International Journal of Communication, 7: 780-800. 

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Communication and Culture
  • Persuasion and Attitude Change
  • Environment and the Media
  • Strategic Communication