Gregory  Adamo

Associate Professor


Ph.D. - Communication; Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
M.A. - Cinema Studies; College of Staten Island/CUNY
B.A. - Speech Communication; State University of New York at Geneseo

Gregory Adamo, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Telecommunication Management. He is the author of African Americans in Television: Behind the Scenes (Peter Lang Publishing, 2010). Dr. Adamo’s research interests include media and race, experiential learning and the production of culture. He has presented papers at the Broadcast Education Association, the National Council for Black Studies, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and the Eastern Communication Association.

Dr. Adamo was General Manager of WSIA-FM for more than two decades. This included helping to get the radio station on the air. In 2011, upon the 30th anniversary of WSIA, the College of Staten Island named an annual award the Gregory Adamo WSIA Student Service Award. Dr. Adamo was on the Board of Directors of the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System for many years and served as its Chair for one year. Dr. Adamo has also taught at Rutgers University, Richard Stockton College and the College of Staten Island/CUNY. He lives in Baltimore and is passionate at bicycling, movies, and music. Dr. Adamo lives by Bell Hooks’ saying that “Learning is a place where paradise can be created.” (Hooks 1994: 207)