Faculty Directory

The Department of Media Study is committed to providing students with an understanding of the tools, processes and ethical and political dimensions of media forms. The faculty is comprised of individuals with a wide variety of interests, skills, and expertise in scholarship, media-art making and teaching.

Josephine Anstey.

246 Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0937

jranstey@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Electronic Literature; VR; Intermedia Performance; Intelligent Agents in Media

273 Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-

dec8@buffalo.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences
Sara Elder.

247A Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0935

selder@buffalo.edu

Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Documentary film production and studies; ethnographic media; ethnography; visual anthropology; emerging interactive documentary; nonfiction ethics; collaborative and participatory media practices; Alaska Native communities; Indigenous heritage and sovereignty with a focus on the practices and ethics of filming across cultural and social boundaries

243 Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0943

Fax: (716) 645-6979

jfiege@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences

243 Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0943

Fax: (716) 645-6979

jfiege@buffalo.edu

Jason E Geistweidt.

248 Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0942

jasongei@buffalo.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: electroacoustics; physical computing; creative coding; experimental practices and performance with attention to digitally mediated experiences

Laura Kraning.

231 Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0931

lkraning@buffalo.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Cinematic landscape and the technological sublime; Observational Documentary; Audio Field Recording; Collage; Montage; the Archive

Cort Lippe.

243A Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0936

lippe@buffalo.edu

Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Composition

243A Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0936

lippe@buffalo.edu

Andrew Lison.

245A Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0946

alison@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: New Media; Film and Media Theory; Critical Theory

272 Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0932

Fax: (716) 645-6979

codymeje@buffalo.edu

Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences

272 Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0932

Fax: (716) 645-6979

codymeje@buffalo.edu

Dave Pape.

250 Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0939

depape@buffalo.edu

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Virtual Reality; Game Studies

250 Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0939

depape@buffalo.edu

Margaret Rhee.

Phone: (716) 645-0923

mrhee@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences
Paige Sarlin.

Phone: (716) 645-0927

paigesar@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Documentary Theory and Practice; Media and Activism; Intersectional Politics and Aesthetics; History of the Interview; Labor

Mark Shepard.

Phone: (716) 645-0934

shepard6@buffalo.edu

Associate Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences
Sama Waham.

252 Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0954

swaham@buffalo.edu

Assistant Professor
Department of Media Study
College of Arts and Sciences

Research Areas: Hybrid cinema; new narratives; alternative fiction & non-fiction; personal essay film and inventive approaches to storytelling