Faculty

Regular Faculty

Professor Allison de Fren

Allison de Fren, Chair

Associate Professor, Media Arts & Culture
B.A., Grinnell College; M.F.A., New York University; Ph.D., University of Southern California
Allison de Fren teaches new media theory and practice.
Professor Broderick Fox

Broderick Fox

Professor, Media Arts & Culture
B.A., Harvard University; M.F.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California
Broderick Fox is a media practitioner and scholar whose creative work, teaching, and scholarship engage media production, documentary studies, media aesthetics, and the potential for digital media technologies to expand voice and produce social change.
Aleem Hossain

Aleem Hossain

Assistant Professor, Media Arts & Culture
B.A., University of Chicago; M.F.A., UCLA
Aleem Hossain is a filmmaker and VR creator interested in expanding how we tell stories and who gets to tell them. He recently wrote and directed the sci-fi film After We Leave and completed an anti-bullying VR project for Google. Read his Oxy Story profile.
Professor Katarzyna Marciniak

Katarzyna Marciniak

Professor, Media Arts and Culture
M.A., University of Lodz; M.A., University of Montana; Ph.D., University of Oregon
Dr. Marciniak of Ohio University is the 2019-20 Distinguished Visiting Professor of Global and Transnational Media in the Media Arts & Culture Department.

Amanda Tasse

Assistant Professor, Media Arts and Culture
B.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art; M.F.A., P.h.D., USC School of Cinematic Arts

On Special Appointment

Vivian Lin

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Media Arts and Culture
B.A., UC Berkeley; M.P.S., NYU; M.F.A., Sandberg Instituut; P.h.D., City University of Hong Kong
Our Staff
Diana Keeler

Diana Keeler

Manager of Digital Production, MAC
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