Colin P Agur
Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication
206 Church St SE
Room 338 Murphy Hall
Colin Agur is an Assistant Professor at the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. His research examines contemporary mobile phone usage, the social and legal implications of mass mobile telephony, and the unanticipated consequences of network development. Regionally, he interested in India, China and other developing economies, and in the United States. At the International Communication Association (ICA), he is Chair of the Mobile Communication Interest Group. Since arriving at the University of Minnesota, he has taught JOUR 1501 (Digital Games, Sims and Apps: Storytelling, Play and Commerce) and JOUR 3551 (Economics of New Media). In fall 2017, he was a Residential Faculty Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) at the University of Minnesota. In 2016 he was a Research Fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University. Prior to coming to the University of Minnesota, he was a postdoctoral fellow in media and law at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project. In 2014 he received his PhD in Communications from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.