Lyell Davies

Lyell Davies

Assistant Professor
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7:63:30NB

Education

PhD. Program in Visual and Cultural Studies. The University of Rochester.

MA. Program in Visual and Cultural Studies. The University of Rochester.

MA. Communications. Hunter College. The City University of New York.

Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program.

BA. Fine Art. The National College of Art and Design. Ireland.

Bio

Lyell Davies received his Ph.D. in Visual and Cultural Studies from the University of Rochester and specializes in documentary film history and theory, media justice, and video production. A documentary filmmaker, his work has been broadcast on PBS and screened at film festivals internationally. His scholarly writing has been published in such venues as Jumpcut: A Review of Contemporary Media, Radical History Review, Public Culture, and Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism.

At John Jay College, Davies teaches courses in video production and film/media criticism, including: LIT106 Introduction to Film, ENG131 Self, Media and Society, ENG261 Video Production Basics, ENG242 Contemporary Media in Everyday Life, LIT329 Documentary Film and Media.

Research interest

Documentary filmmaking, alternative and community media, video production, media justice, diaspora and postcolonial studies.