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Irving J. Rein
Professor Emeritus
Communication Studies

1815 Chicago Ave, Room 201
Evanston, IL 60208-1340

Irving J. Rein

Irving Rein’s primary research and teaching interests are popular culture, crisis management, and place marketing. He is currently researching the distribution and content changes affecting popular culture.


PhD, University of Pittsburgh

MA, Arizona State University

BA/BS, University of Minnesota

Recent Publications

The Elusive Fan: Reinventing Sports in a Crowded Marketplace (McGraw-Hill, 2006)

High Visibility: Transforming Your Personal and Professional Brand, 3rd edition. (McGraw-Hill, 2006)

Marketing Latin American and Caribbean Nations (2006)

Recent Awards and Honors

2011, Clarence Simon Award for Teaching and Mentoring

1999-2000, Outstanding Professor of the Year, National Communication Association


CS 275-0 Persuasive Images

CS 377-0 Marketing Popular Culture