Media citizenship; non-theatrical film and film exhibition; archives and technologies of information; film preservation; mass media and humanitarianism; cinema and media history and historiography, institutions, disciplinarity, and the politics of knowledge.
Documentary film and media; film and politics; American film history; essay film; cultural and social theory; media publics; arts of historical reenactment; war and cultural memory; audio culture; disciplines of listening.
New media art, theory, and criticism. Visual culture including digital, film, video, and electronic games. Theories of technology and globalization. Representations of otherness, migration, citizenship
Critical archival studies; personal and institutional recordkeeping; access to the cultural record; media and social change; ephemeral cinema; amateur and home movies; participatory documentary; digital scholarship; cinema and public history
Professor, Social Documentation Program and Film + Digital Media Department
Documentary film and video, new queer cinema, feminist film history, Latin American and Latino/a cinema, American independent film, the essay film, the politics of film festivals, cinephilia, slow cinema, and the marketing of foreign films in the U.S.
Game design; games as forms of activism and art; animation; participatory culture; social art practice; non-fiction storytelling; theory/practice hybridity; Theatre of the Oppressed; expanded documentary; interaction design; worldbuilding; transmedia production, scholarship and activism.
Documentary film and video focusing on youth, Latino and Latin American communities, education, pop culture, religion, juvenile justice urban affairs, social change; transmedia and multi-platform work; journalism.