Skip to main content
MenuSearch & Directory

Dan Kozlowski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor; Department Chair
Department of Communication

Courses Taught

Human Communication and Culture; Journalism: News Writing; 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

Silver, D. & Kozlowski, D. (2024). Protecting a real or imagined past: Justice Samuel Alito and the First Amendment. First Amendment Law Review, 22(1), 1-53.  

Calvert, C., Kozlowski, D., & Silver, D. (2023). Mass Media Law. (22nd edition). New York: McGraw-Hill Education.

Kozlowski, D. (2022). Student speech. In D. Stewart (Ed.), Social Media and the Law (3rd edition) (pp. 128-149). New York: Routledge.

Kozlowski, D. (2022). Positive First Amendment. In Gregory A. Borchard (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Journalism (pp. 1277-1279). SAGE Publications, Inc. 

Silver, D. & Kozlowski, D. (2020). Communication Law and Policy Research in Non-Law Peer-Reviewed Journals, 2010-2019: Trends and Observations. Communication Law and Policy, 25(3), 293-321.

Kozlowski, D. & Silver, D. (2019). Measuring Reed’s reach: Content discrimination in the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals after Reed v. Town of Gilbert. Communication Law and Policy, 24(2), 191-270.

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.

Honors and Awards

  • Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award, 2021
  • Student Government Association Faculty Excellence Award, 2021  
  • Chauncey E. Finch Award for Excellence in Mentoring, 2013
  • Robert A. Johnston, S.J. Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences Award, 2011

Professional Organizations and Associations

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)