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Andrea Kelley

Andrea Kelley

Associate Professor

Media Studies

Communication & Journalism

Andrea Kelley

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115 Tichenor Hall

Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday 1:00–2:30 pm


PhD, Indiana University

MA, Indiana University

BA, Columbia University

Research Interests

U.S. cinema and screen culture, media history and criticism, critical race theory, cultural studies



Soundies Jukebox Films and the Shift to Small Screen Culture (Rutgers University Press, May 2018)

Journal Articles

“A Revolution in the Atmosphere: The Dynamics of Site and Screen in 1940s Soundies” Cinema Journal (Winter 2015) Vol. 54, No. 2, 72-93

“From Attraction to Distraction: The Panoram Machine and Emerging Modes of Multi-Sited Screen Consumption” Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies (2014) Vol. 28, No. 3, 330–341

“Be(ing) More” than Television: the PBS Brand as Post-Network TV” Spectator 28:1 (2008), 29-39

Book Chapters

“Mobilizing the Moving Image: Movie Machines at U.S. Military Bases and Veteran Hospitals during WWII,” Cinema’s Military Industrial Complex, ed. Lee Grieveson and Haidee Wasson (University of California Press, 2018), 44-60.

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Film Studies
  • American Film Genres
  • Race and U.S. Film History
  • Screen Cultures
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Communication