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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. (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.

Calvert, C., Kozlowski, D., & Silver, D. (2020). Mass Media Law. (21st edition). New York: McGraw-Hill Education. 

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.

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.

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of the Student Government Association Faculty Excellence Award, 2021.  
  • 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)