Dr. Amanda Keeler

Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Performing Arts

Courses Taught
DGMD 2335 Introduction to Scriptwriting
DGMD 3840 Film and Television Aesthetics
DGMD 4810 Radio and Television History
DGMD 4345 Advanced Scriptwriting
COMM 6820 Digital Storytelling

Ph.D., Indiana University (2011)
M.A., University of Chicago (2003)
B.A., Indiana University (1997)

Why Marquette?
The Diederich College of Communication curriculum helps to prepare students to evaluate media critically. At Marquette University I can work with students who seek to learn about and improve the world around them.

Professional Affiliations
Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Recent Publications
"A Post-Apocalyptic Return to the Frontier: The Walking Dead as Post-Western." Critical Studies in Television. Forthcoming 2017.

"Old New Media: Closed-Circuit Television and the Classroom." Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies (2016).

"Gender, Guns, and Survival: The Women of The Walking Dead." Dangerous Discourses: Feminism, Gun Violence, and Civic Life. Catherine Squires, ed. New York: Peter Lang, 2016. 235-56.

"Defining a Medium: The Educational Aspirations for Early Radio." Journal of Radio & Audio Media 23:2 (November 2016).

"Premature Adulthood: Alcoholic Moms and Teenaged Adults in the ABC Afterschool Specials." Quarterly Review of Film and Video 33.6 (2016): 483–500.

"Branding the Family Drama: Genre Formations and Critical Perspectives on Gilmore Girls." Screwball Television: Critical Perspectives on Gilmore Girls. Edited by David Scott Diffrient and David Lavery. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2010. 19–35.

Digital Publications
“O.J.: Made in America: Criminal Focus.” In Media Res. 22 February 2017.

"First Impressions: Fear the Walking Dead" Antenna blog (August 2015).