Associate Professor of Media, Culture and Communication
Research interests include cultural, technological and industrial histories of the media, visual culture, television studies, and the interrelationships between various media systems. Murray is associated faculty in Cinema Studies at NYU and a Peabody Awards faculty judge. Her work has appeared in such journals as Public Culture, Screen, The Journal of Visual Culture and Cinema Journal as well as numerous anthologies. She is the author of Hitch Your Antenna to the Stars: Early Television and Broadcast Stardom (Routledge, 2005) and the coeditor of Reality TV: Remaking Television Culture (NYU Press, 2004; second edition, 2009) with Laurie Ouellette. Her forthcoming work includes articles on the use of color television in medical education from the late 1940s into the 1960s and Color Television: An Idea and An Industry, which will be published in early 2018 by Duke University Press and was supported by fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, and The NYU Center for the Humanities.