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Mr. Hugh Reilly

Director, Professor
Robert T. Reilly Diamond Professor

Office: ASH 108A
Phone: 402.554.3543
Fax: 402.554.3836

Office Hours 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00-11:00 * 9:00-11:00 By appt. By appt.


B. A. - University of Nebraska at Omaha
M. A. - University of Nebraska at Omaha

Research Interests

Journalism History
Public Relations

Undergraduate Courses Taught

Advanced Advertising
History of Mass Communication
Literary Journalism
Media Writing
NSAC Ad Campaigns
Principles of Advertising
Public Relations Case studies
Public Relations Writing

Select Publications and Presentations

Historical Omaha: An Illustrated History of Omaha and Douglas County, San Antonio, Historical Publishing, Approximately 250 pages – December of 2003.

Fall 2005, Reilly, H., “Communicating to Older Consumers” (Chapter IV), Editors: Hilt, M.L. & Lipschultz, J.H. Mass Media an Aging Population and the Baby Boomers. Gerontology – Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, Communication Series, 2005.

April 2004, Reilly, H, “Wounded Knee: Battle or Massacre, Treaty Context,” in Johansen, B.E. [ed.], Enduring Legacies: Native American Treaties in Contemporary Context, Westport, CT, Greenwood Press, One chapter: approx 7000 words

“Are Anti-Spit Tobacco Campaigns Striking Out,” Ogden, D., Lamsam, T., Reilly, H., Great Plains Research, Fall/Winter, 2006

“The Relationship Between Media Consumption and Baby Boomer’s Attitudes Towards Product Placement,” Schmoll, N., Hafer, J., Hilt, M., Reilly, H., Journal of Current Issues and Research on Advertising, Vol 28, No 2 September, 2006