ABOUT

Hey, folks! My name is Zack Furness and I am Communications Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Communications at Penn State University, Greater Allegheny. I’m the author of One Less Car: Bicycling and the Politics of Automobility (Temple University Press, 2010), editor of Punkademics (Minor Compositions & Autonomedia, 2012), co-editor of The NFL: Critical and Cultural Perspectives (Temple University Press, 2014), and I have written for a number of edited collections, journals and non-academic publications including Punk Planet, Bitch Magazine, and Souciant. I was also a longtime editor and contributor to Bad Subjects, one of the pioneering publications on the Internet, and I’ve played in punk bands since 1997 (I currently sing for BARONS). Lastly, I’m a resident of Pittsburgh, PA, which is my hometown and also the place where I earned my graduate degrees.

If you want to get in touch with me, you can either send an email through the link on the right (under ‘Connect with me’) or hit me up on Twitter (@punkademic). Alternatively, you can send a correspondence to the following address:

Dr. Zack Furness
Assistant Professor of Communications
Penn State University, Greater Allegheny
4000 University Drive
McKeesport, PA 15132

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