UC Berkeley Department of Film and Media

Department of Film & Media UC Berkeley

People / Graduate Students


Robert Alford


Robert Alford’s dissertation, “’To Know the Words to the Music’: Spatial Circulation, Queer Discourse and the Musical,” historicizes the relationship between homosexuals and musicals, and theorizes how popular song enabled forms of spatial and linguistic mobility … More

Nicholas Baer


Nicholas Baer is a Harper-Schmidt Fellow in the University of Chicago's Society of Fellows at the rank of Collegiate Assistant Professor in the Humanities. He completed his PhD in Film & Media and Critical Theory in 2015 with a dissertation on the relationship between cinema and the … More

Fareed Ben-Youssef

Patrick Ellis


Patrick Ellis received his PhD in 2017, and is now a Marion L. Brittain Fellow in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His book project, Aeroscopics: Media Archaeology of the Bird’s-Eye View, provides a history of aerial vision in … More

Christopher Goetz

Kristen Loutensock

Jennifer Pranolo

Justin Vaccaro