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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Sociology


Paul Breidenbach, Ph.D.

Title/s: Associate Professor Affiliated

Specialty Area: Anthropology, History of Sociology/Social Thought, Mass Communication/Public Opinion, Religion



Paul S. Breidenbach received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University. Dr. Breidenbach is a cultural anthropologist who has conducted research on a Christian/African healing movement in Ghana (West Africa). Recently he has conducted fieldwork in Chicago video arcades. His interests include investigating ritual as a communicative event, the technology of communications and cultural change, culture and television, and the visual representation of cultures.


Ph.D. Northwestern 1973


Department of Sociology
Loyola University Chicago
1032 West Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660
Tel: (773) 508-3445
Fax: (773) 508-7099

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