Matt Lapierre featured on The Best of Our Knowledge

BobBarrettAs always, host Bob Barrett selects an Academic Minute to air during The Best of Our Knowledge.

Each week this program examines some of the issues unique to college campuses, looks at the latest research, and invites commentary from experts and administrators from all levels of education.

For this week‘s edition, Bob has selected Dr. Matt Lapierre of UNC Wilmington’s critique of early educational media.


Matt Lapierre is an assistant professor of communication studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. His research focuses on how media affects the lives of young children and families with a particular focus on the role that marketing communication plays on children’s health and well-being. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania.

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