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Marco Calavita

Job Title: Professor
Department: Communication Studies
School/Division: School of Arts and Humanities


Film and society;
Film history, theory and criticismr;
Media and Children;
News Media, Citizens and political socialization;
Media literacy and media education

Current Areas of Research and/or Community Work

Writing feature-length screenplays

Contributing to WIRED magazine

Academic research and publications on American film, such as the article "MTV aesthetics at the movies" in JOURNAL OF FILM AND VIDEO (2007)

Academic research and publications on news media, citizens, and politics, such as the book APPREHENDING POLITICS: NEWS MEDIA AND INDIVIDUAL POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT (SUNY Press, 2005)

Contact Information

Office Phone: (707) 664-4209

Additional Information


B.A. in Theater Arts/Film, UC Santa Cruz
Ph.D. Culture and Communication, New York University, 2001

last updated: 03.13.2013