Profiles

Vincent Jurgens
Media & Cinema Studies Alumni
Vincent Jurgens (BS  '86, Media and Cinema Studies)  Photographer, Videographer, WebmasterWhat is one of your favorite memories as a student in media and cinema studies? (It could be a memorable class, professor, event, etc.) Being the first student in the new Media Studies program, rescuing me… Read More
Alexandra Pate
Media & Cinema Studies Alumni
Alexandra Pate (BS '16, Media & Cinema Studies) Communications Designer & Social Media Coordinator, Common Ground Research NetworksWhat is one of your favorite memories as a student in media studies, cinema studies, or media & cinema studies? (It could be a memorable class, professor,… Read More
Page Wolf
Media & Cinema Studies Alumni
Page Wolf (BS '93, Media Studies) Faculty Development Chair, College of Lake CountyWhat is one of your favorite memories as a student in media studies, cinema studies, or media & cinema studies? (It could be a memorable class, professor, event, organization, etc.) As Media Studies majors, we… Read More
Hannah Brennan Lamore
Media & Cinema Studies Alumni
Hannah Brennan Lamore (BS' 12 Media & Cinema Studies; JD '16, Law) Attorney, Mahoney, Silverman & Cross, LLC What is one of your favorite memories as a student in media studies, cinema studies, or media & cinema studies? (It could be a memorable class, professor, event, organization,… Read More
Jay Rosenstein
Media & Cinema Studies Faculty
230 Gregory Halljrosenst@illinois.edu Education M.F.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign M.S. Journalism, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Affiliations Professor of Media and Cinema Studies Center for… Read More
Chris Cook
Media & Cinema Studies Student
Curtis Cook is a media and cinema studies major who hopes to pursue film production or write about film after graduation. “I enjoy movies so much because I believe that film transcends entertainment like no other medium,” Cook said. When he’s not in class working on his latest project, Cook is… Read More
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Media & Cinema Studies Faculty
Anita Say Chan is an Associate Research Professor of Communications in the Department of Media and Cinema Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her research and teaching interests include globalization and digital cultures, innovation networks and the “periphery”, science and… Read More
headshot of Amanda Ciafone
Media & Cinema Studies Faculty
Amanda Ciafone is a cultural historian of capitalism, especially interested in culture industries and the role of the media in constructing meaning around economic and social relations. Her research and teaching is at the nexus of various fields including cultural history and cultural studies of… Read More
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Media & Cinema Studies Faculty
Cole is the co-editor of “Women, Sport & Culture” (with Susan Birrell) and “Sport and Corporate Nationalisms” (with Michael Silk and David Andrews). She is currently completing a book manuscript tentatively titled “Good Sports? The Boundaries of American Democracy.” She is the co-editor of the… Read More