Ph.D. in Film Studies, University of Wisconsin Madison, 2001
Area of specialization: film and television criticism and history
Classes: Basics of Film and Television, History of Television, History of Film, Television as a Storytelling Medium, Media Industries, British Television, Media Stardom & Celebrity Culture
Christine Becker is an Associate Professor in the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre specializing in film and television history and critical analysis. Her book It’s the Pictures That Got Small: Hollywood Film Stars on 1950s Television (Wesleyan University Press, 2009) won the 2011 IAMHIST Michael Nelson Prize for a Work in Media and History. She is currently working on a research project comparing contemporary American and British television production and programming. She is also a producer and co-host for the Aca-Media podcast, the official podcast of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, and she runs the News for TV Majors Twitter feed (@N4TVM).
On Twitter @crsbecker
Special projects: http://aca-media.org