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Alfred L. Martin Jr.
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Member, Board of Directors, 2020-2023

Biography: Alfred L. Martin Jr. is Assistant Professor of media studies in the Department of Communication Studies and the program in African American studies at University of Iowa. A media and cultural studies scholar, Martin’s work is concerned with the complex interplay between media industry studies and audience/fandom studies as related to television and film studies, critical black studies, sexuality and gender studies.

 
Contact:
Department of Communication Studies
University of Iowa
105 Becker Communication Studies Building
Iowa City, IA 54421
Office Phone: 319-353-1993
Twitter: @AlfredLMartin

 


Degree(s):
 
PhD, Media Studies, University of Texas at Austin

MA, Sociology, DePaul University

BA, Journalism, Arizona State University
 

Teaching and Research Interests:
Black media studies, queer media studies, production studies, reception theory, and television genre theory.

 

Selected Publications


Other Activities:

  • Former Co-Chair, TV Studies SIG

  • Former Grad Student Rep, Black Caucus

  • Editorial Board Member, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies

  • Editorial Board Member, Queer Studies in Media and Popular Culture.

 

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