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Tim Wood

Fordham University

Based in

United States
North America

Tim Wood is an Assistant Professor of Media and Communication Studies at Fordham University. He researches corporate political advocacy, particularly front groups, astroturf organizations, and citizen-centered advocacy campaigns directed by businesses. His forthcoming book project, The Company We Keep, examines the ways oil corporations mobilize grassroots political support for proposed infrastructure projects.

Country(ies) of Specialty

United States Canada

Focus areas of expertise

Greenwashing Climate policy and politics Communications research Social movements

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Tim Wood. 2021. “Propaganda, Obviously: How Propaganda Analysis Fixates on the Hidden and Misses the Conspicuous.” Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Misinformation Review (April 2021).

Tim Wood and Melissa Aronczyk. 2020. “Publicity and Transparency.” American Behavioral Scientist. (October 2020)

Tim Wood. 2019. “The Many Voices of Business: Framing the Keystone Pipeline in U.S. and Canadian News.” Journalism (February 2019).

Tim Wood. 2018. “Energy’s Citizens: The Making of a Canadian Petro-Public.” Canadian Journal of Communication (March 2018).