Susan Murray

Associate Professor of Media, Culture and Communication

Susan Murray


Susan Murray is the author of Bright Signals: A History of Color Television, (Duke University Press, 2018), which was supported by fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, and The NYU Center for the Humanities. Her work has appeared in such journals as Public Culture, Screen, The Journal of Visual Culture and Cinema Journal as well as popular outlets such as The Atlantic and Newsweek. She is also the author of Hitch Your Antenna to the Stars: Early Television and Broadcast Stardom (Routledge, 2005), the coeditor of Reality TV: Remaking Television Culture (NYU Press, 2004; second edition, 2009) with Laurie Ouellette, and is currently in the process of researching her next book project: a history of the development and use of closed-circuit television in a range of contexts such medicine, education, business, policing, and the military. She is associate faculty in Cinema Studies, sits on the advisory board of the NYU Center for the Humanities, and is a Peabody Awards faculty judge.

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