New Faculty: Kristen Warner

Kristen Warner

Associate Professor, Performing & Media Arts

Academic focus:

Racial representation and employment in the creative media industries

Current research project:

A book project on what I’ve coined plastic representations

Previous positions:

  • Associate professor, Journalism and creative media, University of Alabama, 2016-2022
  • Assistant professor, Journalism and creative media, University of Alabama, 2010-2016

Academic background:

  • Ph.D., Radio-TV-Film, University of Texas at Austin, 2010
  • M.A., Media arts, University of Arizona, 2005
  • B.A., Print journalism, Louisiana State University, 2003

Last book read:

“Meeting of the Waters” by Kim McLarin 

In your own time/when not working:

Lots of television watching, copious time on the internet, naps, and traveling

Courses you’re most looking forward to teaching:

An experiential learning class where I take students to film festivals around the globe

What most excites you about Cornell:

Working with great colleagues, smart students and learning to adapt to the cold.

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