Ellen Bernhard

Ellen Bernards

Office: PSA 306
Phone: 215.895.2890

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Mainstreaming of punk rock culture (1994-present)
  • Cultural studies
  • Subcultural and post-subcultural theory


Ellen Bernhard received a BA as a double major in English and Media and Communication Studies from Ursinus College. Her research interests include media framing of punk rock, the mainstreaming of punk rock culture, and the effects of mainstreaming on fans of the genre.

Courses Taught

  • Ethics and Public Communication
  • Theories and Models of Communication
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Techniques of Speaking
  • Principles of Communication
  • Qualitative Research Methods

Graduate Advisors: Ernest Hakanen and Jordan McClain