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Dan Kozlowski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor; Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Department of Communication

Secondary Appointment
School of Law

Courses Taught

Human Communication and Culture; Journalism Newswriting; Media and Society; Media Ethics; Theory of Free Expression (undergraduate and graduate)


Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2006
M.A., Saint Louis University, 2003

Research Interests

  • First Amendment law
  • Free expression issues
  • Journalism and culture

Publications and Media Placements

Calvert, C., Kozlowski, D., & Silver, D. (2017). Mass Media Law. (20th edition). New York: McGraw-Hill Education.

Kozlowski, D. (2017). Student speech. In D. Stewart (Ed.), Social Media and the Law (2nd edition) (pp. 160-181). New York: Routledge.

Silver, D. & Kozlowski, D. (2016). Preserving the law’s coherence: Citizens United v. FEC and stare decisis. Communication Law and Policy, 21(1), 39-85.

Kozlowski, D. (2016). Regulating student expression. In W.W. Hopkins (Ed.), Communication and the Law (pp. 121-148). Northport, AL: Vision Press.

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of the Chauncey E. Finch Award for Excellence in Mentoring, 2013
  • Recipient of the Robert A. Johnston, S.J. Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences Award, 2011
  • Top Faculty Paper Award, Scholastic Journalism Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), 2010.

Professional Organizations and Associations

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)

Community Work and Service

Head, Law and Policy Division, AEJMC, 2015-2016