Amanda Keeler
Dr. Amanda KeelerMarquette University

Johnston Hall, 522

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

Associate 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

Forthcoming Publications

Friedman, Seth, and Amanda Keeler, eds. Contemporary American Prestige Television: Cultural and Artistic Value in the Post-Network Era. Under contract with Rutgers University Press. Fall/Winter 2022. 

“The 1970s Crime Drama Sisterhood: Mannix’s Peggy Fair and The Snoop Sisters.” Television & New Media. Special issue, “Hidden Feminist Histories of American Network TV.” 2022.

Battles, Kathleen, and Amanda Keeler. “True Crime and Audio Media.” The Routledge Companion to Radio Studies, edited by Jason Loviglio and Mia Lundgren. New York: Routledge, 2022.

“‘We wake up bright and early just to howdy-do ya’: Breakfast Radio.” Oxford Handbook of Radio Studies, edited by Michele Hilmes and Andrew Bottomley. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022.

Star Trek: The Original Series, Utopian/Dystopian Spaces, and Music.” Music in Star Trek: Sound, Utopia, and the Future, edited by Jessica Getman, Evan Ware, and Brooke McCorkle. New York: Routledge, 2022.

Honors and Awards

Dean's Recognition Award for Research Excellence, College of Communication (2019)
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)