Graduate Student Directory

MAAP  Nida Ali
MAH  Bruno Francisco Cursini
MAH  Rhys Hall
MAH  Hanyu Liao
MAH  Mariana Nicotera De Souza
MAH Michael Spears
MFA  Jacqueline Bast
Virtual Reality, Physical Computing & Cognitive Psychology 
MFA  Shawn Combs
MFA  Annette Daniels Taylor
MFA  Vincent Divirgilio
MFA  Jonathan Doroski
MFA  Sean Feiner
MFA 

Andrea Pagan
Research/production/interests - Sensing Media, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Interactive Installations, Biofeedback

andreapagan.weebly.com
andidelmar@gmail.com

MFA 

Jess Printup
Sound compositions and experimental video within an installation (space), regarding the everyday 

www.jprintup.com

MFA  Togzhan Seilkhanova
MFA  Sara Stabley
sarastab@buffalo.edu
MFA  Lee Terwilliger
MFA  Yuxin Zhao

 

PhD 

 

Leonardo Aranda
Critical theory of technology, DIY and Critical Making, Locative media and ubiquitous computing, participatory and speculative design 

medialabmx.org/leonardo/

PhD 

John Patrick Ayson
Relational Aesthetics, Physico-Digital Interactions, Gramscian Marxism 

johnpatrickayson.com

PhD  Anthony (Tra) Bouscaren
PhD  Taehyun Cho
Film Narratology, Alternative Poetics, and Interactive Cinema 
PhD  Gabriela Cordoba Vivas
PhD  Nitasha Dhillon
PhD 

Scott Fitzgerald
Networked devices, media infrastructure, machine learning, light, power. 

ennuigo.com
scottfit@buffalo.edu  

PhD  Yvette Granata
yvettegranata.com
PhD  Cortney Krueger
Media That Matters
PhD 

Susan McWhinney
Smart Phone Cinema, Mobile Media, Frame, Data and Data Depth 

susanmcwhinney.com
cias.rit.edu/faculty-staff/246
susanmcw@buffalo.edu

 

PhD 

 

Mani Mehrvarz
Documentary, Telematic art, Generative art,  performance, German Media Theory, Cultural Techniques, Media Archaeology, Database, Post-history, Nostalgia, Analog, Moving-Image 

manimehrvarz.com
buffalodocumentaryproject.com

PhD

Azalia Primadita Muchransyah
Recipient of DIKTI-Funded Fulbright Ph.D. Scholarship 2017. In 2013, she joined a team of researchers to study HIV Care Continuation for Prisoners in Indonesia and has co-written two internationally published journal articles. By looking into existing global studies and practicing different media-making techniques, her current project explores advocacy media (specifically AIDS Media), as well as national cinema, first-second-third-fourth cinema, documentary filmmaking & ethics, and affective media. Her short films include: Halal (2017), HIV/AIDS: Not A Death Sentence (2018), Alone, Together (2018), and Blue Film (2018). 

azalia.myportfolio.com
azaliapr@buffalo.edu

 

PhD 

 

Maryam Muliaee

Phenomenology of place, Heterotopia, Place making, Mapping, Memory and place, Displacement, Locative media, Sonic representation of a place, Lost places in urban geographies, Affective atmospheres. 

maryammuliaee.com

PhD 

Su Hyun Nam
Improbable Landscape, Transcultural Identity, Meditative Computation  

suhyunnam.com

PhD  James Pollard
PhD 

Paul Sargent
mobile windmill tilting + outrage networking + speculative crank 

recycledcarbon.com

PhD 

Hanwei Shi
diasporic cinema, perception, gender 

hanweish@buffalo.edu

 

PhD 

 

Kalpana Subramanian
Experimental film and media arts, trans-cultural aesthetics, film philosophy and embodiment 

kalpanasubramanian.com

PhD 

Shawn Van Every

vanevery@buffalo.edu

PhD 

Stanzi Vaubel
Documentary, Literature, Performance 

stanziva@buffalo.edu

PhD  Ye Wang
PhD 

Anthony Yanick
PhD Candidate

tonyyanick.art
ajyanick@buffalo.edu

PhD 

Ridvan Yavuz

ridvanyavuz.belli.biz