Amy M. Damico, Ph.D., is a Professor of Communication and is Faculty Adviser to the Endicott Scholars Honors Program. Her interests include popular culture, media studies, news and media literacy, and teaching and learning. She has presented and published in these areas and enjoys integrating new aspects of the ever changing field in her classes.
University of Massachusetts
Doctor of Philosophy in Communication
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Master's in Education
Bachelor of Science in Television and Writing
Awards and Accomplishments
Co-director of the News and Information Literacy Across the Curriculum project, a two year grant funded by the Davis Educational Foundation (2020 - 2022)
Damico, A. (in press). Women in Media. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
Damico, A. (2019). Media, journalism and “fake news”: A reference handbook. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
Damico, A. (2018). 30 Rock: Hogcock/Last Lunch. In D. Howard and D. Bianculli (Eds.), Finale: Considering the Ends of Television Series: From Howdy Doody to Girls. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press.
Damico, A. and Quay, S. (2017). Domestic containment in early Cold War popular culture. In N. Lang, E. Lordan, L. Edwards (Eds), Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas. [ABC-Clio solutions: Academic editions database.] Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
Damico, A. and Quay, S. (2016) 21st-Century TV dramas: Exploring the new golden age. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.
Quay, S. and Damico, A. (Eds.) (2010). September 11 in Popular Culture: A Guide. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
Damico, A. & Quay, S. (2009). Learning to learn: What matters to first year college students. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 20(1), 101-120.
Media and Culture I
Social Impact of the Media
Media and Cultural Studies
Research Methods for Digital Media Majors
Contemporary Issues in Media Studies; (various topics)