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William Hoynes

Professor of Sociology

William Hoynes is Professor of Sociology and former Director of both the American Studies Program and the Media Studies Program at Vassar College. He received his PhD in Sociology from Boston College and joined Vassar’s Sociology Department in 1992. Hoynes is a cultural sociologist whose research explores contemporary media and culture in the US, with a special focus on the relationships among journalism, the structure of the media industry, and practices of democratic citizenship.