Kirby Moss

Assistant Professor

Biography: 

Anthropologist and journalist Dr. Kirby Moss teaches media history, advanced reporting, mass media analysis and introductory mass communication courses in Humboldt State University's journalism department. Moss is the author of The Color of Class: Poor Whites and the Paradox of Privilege.
Why do you teach?
I teach to unlearn.

What accomplishment fills you with pride?
My year-long ethnographic research into the nuances of social class divisions in the United States.

A favorite quote:
"Do not wish for an easy life. Wish for the strength to endure a difficult one." -- Bruce Lee

Publications: 
The Color of Class: Poor Whites and the Paradox of Privilege
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