Andrew Bottomley

Andrew Bottomley is Assistant Professor of Media Studies in the Department of Communication & Media at SUNY Oneonta. His book Sound Streams: A Cultural History of Radio-Internet Convergence, which traces the development of internet radio and podcasting, will be published by the University of Michigan Press in 2019. He is a Research Associate on the U.S. Library of Congress’ Radio Preservation Task Force (RPTF) and co-chair of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Radio Studies SIG. His research has been published in numerous highly regarded journals in the fields of media studies, radio studies, and popular music studies, including Popular Music and Society, Journal of Popular Music Studies, and Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television. He received the 2015 Outstanding Article Published in Journal of Radio and Audio Media, and earlier this year he was awarded the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Dissertation Award. His research interests include podcasting and audio storytelling, audio production cultures, the history of popular music on radio, audio media archives, and sound studies pedagogy.