Associate Professor
Dougie Bicket
Education:

Ph.D., M.A., University of Washington, Seattle
B.A., Glasgow Caledonian University

Dougie Bicket has been teaching at Fisher since 2006, before which he taught at SUNY Geneseo. He is a native-born Scot who moved to the United States in the 1990s. After working as a journalist in Pennsylvania, he earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Washington in Seattle.

Bicket is the go-to guy for all things British in the department, although he also has a strong interest in U.S. history and culture, having worked for five years as a park ranger at Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia. His research investigates the role of public memorials and monuments in American culture. Bicket teaches a number of courses at Fisher, including Visual Communication, International and Intercultural Communication, Communication Seminar, and Irish & Scottish Film.

Publications

  • Bicket, D. "Staying Above the Fray: The Strange Case of the National Park Service in an Era of Hyper Partisanship." From the proceedings of the 2012 Northeast Popular Culture Association Conference.
  • Bicket, D. "BBC News in the United States: A 'super-alternative' news medium emerges." Media Culture & Society. 31(3) (2009): 365-384.
  • Wall, M. and D. Bicket.“Window on the Wider World: Rise of British News in the United States.” Journalism Practice. 2 (2) (2008): 163-178.
  • Wall, M. and D. Bicket. “Circling the Wagons: Containing the Downing Street Memo Story’s Impact in America.” Journal of Communication Inquiry. 31 (3) (2007): 206-221.
  • Wall, M. and D. Bicket. “The Baghdad Broadcasting Corporation: US conservatives take aim at the BBC” Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism. 9(2) (2008): 123-140