Amanda Keeler
Dr. Amanda KeelerMarquette University

Johnston Hall, 522

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3495(414) 288-5227 (FAX)
Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Performing Arts


Ph.D.  Indiana University (2011)
M.A.  University of Chicago (2003)
B.A.  Indiana University (1997)

Courses Taught

DGMD 3840 Film and Television Aesthetics
DGMD 4810/5810 Radio and Television History
DGMD 4345/5345 Advanced Scriptwriting
COMM 6820 Crime and Storytelling

Professional Affiliations

Society for Cinema and Media Studies
Library of Congress Radio Preservation Task Force

Selected Publications

“Visible/Invisible: Female Astronauts and Technology in Star Trek: Discovery and National Geographic’s Mars.” Science Fiction Film and Television (forthcoming 2019).

“Dear Editor: Can You Tell Me What Happened to My Favorite NBC Program, Dimension X?” Journal of Radio & Audio Media (forthcoming 2019).

"A Post-Apocalyptic Return to the Frontier: The Walking Dead as Post-Western." Critical Studies in Television 13.4 (2018): 422-37.

“Old New Media: Closed-Circuit Television and the Classroom.” Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies. 24.6 (2018): 538-53.

"'A Certain Stigma' of Educational Radio: Judith Waller and 'Public Service' Broadcasting." Critical Studies in Media Communication 34.5 (2017): 495-508.

Honors and Awards

Dean's Recognition Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Communication (2017)
Dean's Recognition Award for Outstanding Advisor, College of Communication (2015)

Why Marquette

The Diederich College of Communication curriculum helps prepare students to evaluate media critically. At Marquette University I can work with students who seek to learn about and improve the world around them.

Digital Publications

"O.J.: Made in America: Criminal Focus" In Media Res (2017)
"Educating Wasn't Enough: Judith Waller" (2017)
"First Impressions: Fear the Walking Dead" Antenna blog (2015)