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Seton Hall University

Matthew Pressman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Journalism
College of Communication and the Arts

Matthew Pressman joined the faculty at Seton Hall in 2016, after receiving his Ph.D. in history from Boston University. He teaches courses in journalism history, journalistic practice, and writing.

Prior to his academic career, Pressman worked for eight years at Vanity Fair magazine, where he was an assistant editor and online columnist. A series of his articles on the news business won the 2010 Mirror Award for Best Commentary, Digital Media. He is currently adapting his dissertation, "Remaking the News: The Transformation of American Journalism, 1960-1980," into a book to be published by Harvard University Press. In addition to publishing in academic journals, Pressman has contributed to Time magazine and The Atlantic.