Peter Gregg portrait

Peter Gregg

Assistant Professor
Degree
Ph. D., University of Minnesota
M.A., University of Minnesota
B.A., Moorhead State University
Office
OEC 119B
Phone
651-962-5258
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5258
Mail
Mail 5013
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Scholarship and Service:

Professor Gregg's research and scholarship focuses on media production, audiences, and media history. In 2017, he and his colleagues won the National Communication Association’s Charles H. Woolbert Research Award for “scholarship that has stood the test of time and has become a stimulus for new conceptualizations of communication phenomena” for their work on the parasocial contact hypothesis.

His work has been published in Communication Monographs, the Journal of Popular Culture, Death Studies, and the Journal of Homosexuality, and he was a contributor to the book Mass Media Effects: Advances Through Meta-analysis. He has a co-written chapter in the book Michael Moore and the Rhetoric of Documentary. Recently, Dr. Gregg has written an entry in the SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods on “Parasocial Communication.”

His scholarship on teaching and learning includes publications in Teaching Media Quarterly and the Journal of Media Education.

He has participated in conferences for the National Communication Association, the Kern Conference in Visual Communication, the International Communication Association, and the American Culture Association.

Professional Experience: 

Professor Gregg's webseries Forsythia was written about in the Pioneer Press and won a cinematography award at the LAweb Fest. An audio drama followup called "The Chronos Paragon" was an official selection of the National Audio Theatre Festivals' HEAR Now festival in 2015 and was a finalist for seven Audio Verse Awards, winning "Best New Original Ongoing Production." The second season of “The Chronos Paragon” was an official selection of the 2016 NATF HEAR Now festival.

He has consulted for the McCann Worldgroup and MIT.

At UST:

Professor Gregg is an advisor for TommieMedia. 

J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
COJO 112 - 02 Intro to COJO-II M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 303

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

OEC 303

Course Registration Number:

20532 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Peter B. Gregg

This is the second of a two-course sequence that introduces students to essential skills of the communication and journalism discipline. In this course, students will build upon the skills developed in COJO 111, applying more sophisticated theoretical and analytical concepts and producing more advanced writing, speaking and multimedia projects. Prerequisite: COJO 111 or permission of instructor. Students are strongly encouraged to complete COJO 111 and this course before taking any 300- or 400-level COJO courses.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
COJO 240 - W01 Digital Imagery and Sound - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC LL13

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OEC LL13

Course Registration Number:

21618 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Peter B. Gregg

This class provides a foundation for producing digital photographs, videos and sound recordings that will enable the student to create a wide range of media texts, including journalistic multimedia stories, documentary films, dramatic or comedic productions, and audio productions. The class covers the basics of digital information, basic equipment operation, basic composition for still and moving images, high quality sound recording and basic digital editing, including digital storage and workflow. Students learn how to create digital media with an eye on technique and aesthetic quality. Prerequisite: COJO 111

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

Summer 2018 Courses

Summer 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
FILM 200 - 01 Introduction to Film Studies M - - - - - - 1730 - 2130 MHC 210

Days of Week:

M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2130

Location:

MHC 210

Course Registration Number:

30067 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Peter B. Gregg

FILM 200 introduces students to film analysis, providing the basic tools to understand, appreciate, and analyze the technical and aesthetic dimensions of film and to understand how these elements come together to create meaning. The course will focus on specific filmmaking techniques, provide a brief overview of film history, and introduce students to the concepts of genre, ideology and style. In addition to attending class sessions, students will be required to attend a weekly film screening (lab). This course fulfills the Fine Arts requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
FILM 200 - 51 Introduction to Film Studies - - W - - - - 1730 - 2130 MHC 210

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1730 - 2130

Location:

MHC 210

Course Registration Number:

30068 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Peter B. Gregg

FILM 200 introduces students to film analysis, providing the basic tools to understand, appreciate, and analyze the technical and aesthetic dimensions of film and to understand how these elements come together to create meaning. The course will focus on specific filmmaking techniques, provide a brief overview of film history, and introduce students to the concepts of genre, ideology and style. In addition to attending class sessions, students will be required to attend a weekly film screening (lab). This course fulfills the Fine Arts requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)