Bernardo Attias

Bernardo Attias is professor and chair of the Department of Communication Studies at California State University, Northridge. His research focus emphasizes cultural approaches to communication studies as well as communication-centered approaches to cultural studies. He has written on media coverage of the war in the Gulf, the politics of psychoanalysis, the rhetoric and politics of hip-hop culture, and the drug war. His current work focuses on the legal, aesthetic, and cultural implications of the turntable. He has also been a DJ for over twenty years and is an active participant in DJ culture.