Jeffrey Duncan

PhD student
Office: Journalism Bldg, room 410

Jeffrey Duncan is a third-year Ph.D. student focusing on entertainment media law. His research examines the social and physical effects of entertainment media using mixed methods, including traditional legal analysis, cultural studies in entertainment media, and psychophysiological experiments of media use and exposure. Current studies investigate consumer attention, cognition, attitudes, and behaviors on topics including advertising disclosures on social media, contracts in mobile applications and games, and video game loot boxes.

Prior to attending Grady, Jeff practiced law for 5 years in Chicago. His experience includes intellectual property and social media management and litigation, entertainment contracts, and landlord-tenant disputes. He currently teaches an undergraduate course on multiplatform writing and prior served as a teaching assistant in public opinion.

Educational Background

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
M.A., Mass Media Studies, University of Georgia
B.A., Communication Studies, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Office: Journalism Bldg, room 410