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Ted Striphas Named Outstanding Junior Faculty

Ted Striphas

In recognition of Ted Striphas’ stellar achievements in research, teaching, and service, he has won an Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, a highly competitive award with nominations from across the campus.  The award comes with $14,500 in support of his research. Ted joined the Communication and Culture faculty in 2004 as an assistant professor and also holds adjunct appointments in American Studies and Cultural Studies. In 2006 he became the director of Film and Media Studies. Previously, he held an assistant professorship in the School of Communication Studies at Ohio University (2002-2004). He received his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina in 2002.

Striphas has published numerous articles, book chapters and reviews, his most recent book being The Late Age of Print: Everyday Book Culture From Consumerism to Control (Columbia University Press, 2009). His next research project, "The Next Great Awakening," will explore the recent boom in religious and religious-themed book publishing in the U.S. in the changing political landscape of the new millennium. Striphas is the recipient of numerous grants, fellowships and awards. Most recently he received the Student Choice Teaching Award, the IU Trustee's Teaching Award, and the New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities Exploration Traveling Fellowship. For more information: http://www.indiana.edu/~bookworm/.

Congratulations to Ted on this much-deserved honor.  Please see the IU Newsroom for more information on Outstanding faculty Award winners:  http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/9779.html.