Dr. Paul H. Gates

Email address: gatesph@appstate.edu

Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2:00pm-4:00pm

Courses Currently Teaching: 

  • COM 3305 Communication Law 
  • COM 1300 Journalism Matters 

Teaching and Research Specialties: 

  • 1st Amendment History, 
  • 19th Century Journalism, 
  • Social Media & Privacy, 
  • General Legal History

Selected Publications:

  • Medieval America: Cultural Influences of Christianity in Law and Public Policy (with Andrew M. Koch), Lexington Books (2012); 
  • Here's Looking at Me: The Abandonment of Privacy and Solitude as Millennials Move to Life On-Line, in Transparency 2.0: Digital Data and Privacy in a Wired World (2014)

Recent Awards:

  • American Association of University Professors Academic Freedom and Faculty Governance Award
Title: Professor, Journalism
Department: Department of Communication

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2392

Office address
Walker Hall 221