Our department specializes in the study of media and technology in their cultural, social, and global contexts. Faculty research and teach on media topics spanning the globe — from East and South Asia to Western Europe, the Americas, and Africa.
The media studies BS engages the history, present, and future of global media, offering significant opportunities to study media abroad in international contexts.
The media studies MA trains agile researchers of a shifting media landscape. You will analyze media and culture in the context of globalization and emerging technologies.
The interdisciplinary media studies doctorate foregrounds a diverse array of research methods and theoretical frameworks.
War and Algorithm looks at the increasing power of algorithms in emerging forms of warfare from the perspectives of critical theory, philosophy, legal studies, and visual studies.
NYU alumna Katie Jacoby (BA '13) is an electric and acoustic violinist, who is touring with The Who.
A new book by Professor Charlton McIlwain provides a historical look at the challenges of diversity and inclusion in computing industries.