Film & Digital Media Faculty

  • Professor, Film and Digital Media
    Film and video production, installation and media art.
  • Professor, Film & Digital Media
    Digital Arts and New Media MFA program
    Participatory Culture, Technology and Social Inclusion, Public Art.
  • Assistant Professor, Film & Digital Media
    Sound studies and production, transmission art, media art installation and performance, media (especially radio) history, methodologies for research creation, feminist theories of technology.
  • Associate Professor, Film and Digital Media
    Department Chair
    Non-fiction history and theory, Gender and Queer Studies, Production Design, Producing across the boundaries between "theory" and "practice"
  • Professor Emeritus, Film & Digital Media
    Film and video directing, editing, cinematography, videography, digital image generation and screenwriting.
  • Assistant Professor, Film & Digital Media
    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.
  • Professor, Film and Digital Media
    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.
  • Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media
    Television history and theory, racial discourse, feminist criticism, Asian American media production, industrial practices and social change in both mainstream Hollywood and alternative media.
  • Associate Professor, Social Documentation
    Director of Graduate Studies
    Social Documentation, Documentary Animation, Chicana/o Studies and Popular Culture, Digital Media Theory and Practice, Community Art and Social Practice.
  • Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media
    Director of Graduate Studies, PhD Program
    Pavel Machotka Chair in Creative Studies, Porter College
    Affiliated Faculty: Feminist Studies, History of Art and Visual Culture
    Arab and Middle Eastern Cinemas; Postcolonial and transnational cinemas; settler colonialism; queer theory; race, gender, sexuality.
  • Professor Emeritus, Film & Digital Media
    Film and video directing and editing, video theory and history, video installation, screenwriting, documentary production.
  • Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media
    Director, Center for Documentary Arts & Research (CDAR)
    archives and archival practices; feminist filmmaking; experimental documentary; intersections of personal, collective, and historical memory; feminist historiography; essay filmmaking; scientific and medical film; post-communism
  • Professor Emerita, Film & Digital Media
    Digital and electronic media theory and criticism, media art, media history, technology and culture, film history and theory, German cinema, documentary and science fiction.
  • Assistant Professor, Film & Digital Media
    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
  • Associate Professor, Film and Digital Media
    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.
  • Assistant Professor, Film & Digital Media
    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.
  • Professor, Film & Digital Media
    Theory and practice of digital media. Software design and media theory.
  • Professor, Film & Digital Media
    Silent Cinema, Female Filmmakers, Film Censorship, Histories of Moviegoing, Early Hollywood
  • Assistant Professor, Social Documentation
    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.
  • Professor, Film & Digital Media
    Film and video production; directing drama, documentary and experimental; cross-cultural experiences in film; film festival curator.
  • Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media
    Transnational/trans-regional Chinese cinemas of all periods, Intra-Asian and cross-Pacific film remakes, Pan-East Asian celebrity culture, East Asian cultural studies, and Asian American cinema.