Michael L. Wayne is a Kreitman Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Communication Studies at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel.

He received his PhD in sociology from the University of Virginia in 2015. His research interests include critical media studies and contemporary American television.

His work has appeared in a variety of peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Popular CultureInteractions: Studies in Communication & CultureJournal of Popular Television, and The Communication Review.

Follow Mike’s work at Academia.edu and ResearchGate.net.