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Julia Himberg

Director of Film and Media Studies, Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1401
Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1401
Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1401
Biography: 

Julia Himberg is Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at Arizona State University. Her book, The New Gay for Pay: The Sexual Politics of American Television Production examines the role of television production in creating and challenging popular notions about LGBTQ identities and social change. Her work has appeared in journals such as Television & New Media, Journal of Cinema & Media Studies (JCMS), Communication, Culture & Critique, among others. She teaches courses on gender identity and sexuality, television, digital media, and marketing and consumer culture. She’s also an advocate for safe schools as a board member of GLSEN, which provides training and support in K-12 schools, focusing on sexuality and gender identity. You can follow her on Twitter @Jhimberg.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Critical Studies, University of Southern California
  • M.A. Critical Studies, University of Southern California
  • B.A. Film Studies, University of California-Santa Barbara 

 

Videos
Julia Himberg reading “Television Paradoxes: Industry Discourse, Market Research, and the Production of Sexuality “
Research Interests: 

Television, digital media, gender, sexuality, queer theory, industry studies, consumer culture, advertising, and market research.

Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
FMS 300Television & Cultural Studies
FMS 394Special Topics
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
FMS 300Television & Cultural Studies
FMS 520Cultrl Hst US TV:Theory & Mthd
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
FMS 300Television & Cultural Studies
FMS 375LGBTV: TV and Sexuality
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
FMS 375LGBTV: TV and Sexuality
FMS 520Cultrl Hst US TV:Theory & Mthd
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FMS 110Introduction to New Media
FMS 394Special Topics
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FMS 394Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
FMS 110Introduction to New Media
FMS 394Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
FMS 394Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
FMS 394Special Topics
Editorships: 

Associate Online Editor, JCMS: Journal of Cinema & Media Studies