The Social Impact of Advertising: Confessions of an

        (Ex-)Advertising Man. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.


Encyclopedia of Politics, the Media, and Popular Culture (co-author).

        Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio/Greenwood, 2009.

Mosh the Polls: Youth Voters, Popular Culture,and Democratic 

        Engagement (co-editor). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2008.

"Tony Kelso has produced an extremely impressive book . . . a work that makes us think deeply about the social impact of our everyday lives and decisions. Highly recommended."

       --Sut Jhally, Professor of Communication,

         University of Massachusetts at Amherst

         Founder and Executive Director,

         Media Education Foundation

Tony Kelso, Author, Professor, Iona College

"Kelso and Cogan move us beyond debates of legitimacy for such pop cultural forums, and instead provide an assemblage of thoughtful scholars who smartly interrogate the myriad mediated means through which young people encounter politics."

     --Jeffrey P. Jones, author of Entertaining

       Politics: New Political Television and 

       Civic Culture

"The book succeeds at being a handy reference work, or just a fun volume to peruse."

     --Reference & Research Book News