Eric Rothenbuhler | Webster University

Eric Rothenbuhler

Eric RothenbuhlerEric W. Rothenbuhler is dean of the School of Communications and a professor at Webster University. He was previously associate dean of the Scripps College of Communication and a professor of media arts and studies at Ohio University (2010-2012), director of the media studies MA program at New School University (2001-2004), and a faculty member at University of Iowa (1985-2001) and Texas A&M University (2004-2010).

For more about Dean Rothenbuhler's background, please read his bio and his updated curriculum vitae (downloads PDF).

Areas of expertise and research

  • Media anthropology
  • Media history
  • Communication systems ranging from rituals through communities to media industries
  • Music, sound and radio


Fox News
NBC News execs roasted for refusal to launch independent investigation following Matt Lauer sex scandal
St. Louis Media Foundation Selects New Officers
Radio History Group Praised at DC Meeting

Dallas Morning News/

Richardson Retiree Engineered System to Transmit Signals from Moon Landing (par. 16)

Webster News
Steering Committee Members and Focus Areas
Global Access to Abobe Creative Cloud
Video: Stroble, Rothenbuhler on Aids Initiative
Rothenbuhler on Sexual Misconduct in Media
Six Honored at Board Meeting for Advancing Strategic Plan Goals

Webster Today
Executives from Top Media Companies to Speak to Communications Students
Program Additions and Changes for the School of Communications
School of Communications Host Career Series with Professionals, Alumni, Oct. 27-29
City of St. Louis Honors Bernie Hayes
Hufker Scholarship to Encourage Women in Audio Production
Snapshots: Bob Dotson Tour Hits Webster Geneva, Vienna
New Media: Communications Students Contribute to 'Stay Tuned' on PBS
A Bigger, Bolder and Stronger School of Communications
In the News: Rothenbuhler on Apollo

The Journal
Rothenbuhler settles into position as SOC dean
Webster selects Eric Rothenbuhler as SOC dean

School of Communications RSS Feed
Day Named to Honor Bernie Hayes
Helen Cleary Hufker Memorial Scholarship Established to Encourage Women to Study Audio Production

Contact Information
Phone 314-968-7154


updated 12/2018