Nick knows that the present cannot be understood or innovated without a thorough look at its creation and evolution. He asserts the undeniable role that previous technologies serve in shaping our current media. Nick seeks to discover how the historical 1960s and 70s period of emerging digital technology adaptation can help in fully understanding our contemporary technology-driven media environment. Nick has made significant research contributions to Radio-Television-Film through his various departmental positions and publications. By understanding the past, Nick’s research will bring to light, the complexities of modern media.