Amanda Keeler
Dr. Amanda KeelerMarquette University

Johnston Hall, 522

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3495

Associate Professor and Chair

Digital Media and Performing Arts, Journalism and Media Studies


Ph.D.  Indiana University 
M.A.  University of Chicago 
B.A.  Indiana University

Courses Taught

DGMD 3840 Media 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

Recent and Forthcoming Publications

Seth Friedman and Amanda Keeler, eds. Prestige Television: Cultural and Artistic Value in 21st Century America. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2022.

Star Trek, Utopian/Dystopian Spaces, and Music.” Music in Star Trek: Sound, Utopia, and the Future, edited by Jessica Getman, Brooke McCorkle Okazaki, and Evan Ware. New York: Routledge, 2023.

“Breakfast Radio: ‘We wake up bright and early just to howdy-do ya.’” Oxford Handbook of Radio and Podcasting, edited by Michele Hilmes and Andrew Bottomley. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2023.

The Rockford Files. TV Milestones Series. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. Forthcoming

Amanda Keeler and Kathleen Battles. “From Devour to Abhor: True Crime Television Viewers.” True Crime Edited Anthology, edited by Anna Froula, Tanya Horeck, Melissa Lenos, and Erin Meyers. Forthcoming

Honors and Awards

Dean's Recognition Award for Research Excellence, College of Communication (2023)
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)