Education

  • B.A., Oberlin College
  • Ph.D., University of Iowa 

Courses Taught

  • Intro to Film Art
  • Intro to Nonfiction Video
  • Directing Fiction Film 
  • The Video Essay 
  • Media and the Anthropocene 
  • Writing for Performance 
  • Concepts of Media 

Research Interests

Filmmaking, Media Production, History of Technology, Infrastructure, Media Theory 

Joe Bookman


Assistant Professor of Media Studies


  bookmanjd@beloit.edu   608-363-2373   2nd Floor, Writing Center
  • Joe Bookman

Professor Bookman teaches courses in media studies, film, and audio and video production. As a filmmaker, his work has screened at festivals in Europe, Asia, and South America, and has been included as part of the Cinéfondation selection at Cannes. His academic interests center on the history of technology, infrastructure, and media theory. He also programs films for the Slamdance Film Festival.

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