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Dr. Connie Book

Connie is The Citadel’s second-ranking official, and is a tenured professor in the Department of English. Immediately prior to assuming her position at The Citadel, Dr. Book served as Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and member of senior staff at Elon University in North Carolina.

Dr. Book is a professor and researcher in the field of telecommunications. She has explored the pivotal role television plays in American society and public policy. She is the author of the book, DTV and Consumers, the first book dedicated to understanding how our nation’s transition to digital television impacted the general consumer. Dr. Book’s research has received five first-place awards from the National Association of Broadcasters educational group and several research grants. Her work included the first national assessment of municipal officials’ attitudes toward cable television oversight and the subsequent national assessment of municipal cable administrators’ attitudes toward cable television oversight. Her work has been published in legal and academic journals. Dr. Book has appeared on panels at the Federal Communications Commission, the National Cable Television Association, the National Association of Broadcasters, the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors and regional cable television associations. She is often invited to lecture and moderate discussions on telecommunications issues.