UC Berkeley Department of Film and Media

Department of Film & Media UC Berkeley

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Student Profile

Current Student

Jennifer Blaylock

African and post-colonial studies, new media and technology studies, nonfiction and nontheatrical media



Jennifer Blaylock is a PhD candidate in Film & Media. Her dissertation, Spectacularly Mobile: Transnational Histories of New Media in Ghana, recounts the history of discourse about "new" media technologies in Ghana at key moments of political change from the early 1900s to the present. Jennifer holds an MA in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation from New York University. Her BA is in Anthropology from University of California, Berkeley.