Dr. Evan L. Kropp
Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies
Reinhardt University – Waleska, GA
Dr. Evan Kropp draws from his wealth of professional and educational experiences to create a fun and engaging classroom experience for his students. On any given day, you might find Dr. Kropp writing a screenplay along with his students, welcoming industry experts into his classroom, or leading one of his many hands-on learning activities.
A Connecticut native, Dr. Kropp has lived in Pennsylvania, Florida and throughout Georgia. He completed B.A. and M.A. degrees in Communications from the University of Hartford and a Ph.D. in Mass Communications from the University of Georgia. He also holds a Certificate in University Teaching from the University of Georgia where he received recognition for being in the top 10% of all Graduate Instructors.
Dr. Kropp’s professional experience includes more than fifteen years working with a range of companies from small family owned businesses to large multi-national corporations. He even spent several years working with the prestigious Peabody Awards.
Dr. Kropp’s research interests concentrate on critical cultural media studies. He specifically focuses on issues of disruption and innovation in media industries. His most recent projects focus on social television, transmedia storytelling and television program promotion. An avid screenwriter, he has completed several television specs, original concept shows, and films.
In his spare time, Dr. Kropp enjoys adventure motorcycle riding and spending time with his family. On a typical weekend, you have a good chance of catching him at the local dog park with his Golden Doodle, Dunkin’ Jelly Donuts. He insists the kids named the dog.