Julia Himberg

Ross-Blakley Hall 167
PO Box 871401
TEMPE
Director of Film and Media Studies, Associate 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.

Courses

Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
FMS 300 Television & Cultural Studies
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
FMS 300 Television & Cultural Studies
FMS 394 Special Topics
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
FMS 300 Television & Cultural Studies
FMS 520 Cultrl Hst US TV:Theory & Mthd
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
FMS 300 Television & Cultural Studies
FMS 375 LGBTV: TV and Sexuality
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
FMS 375 LGBTV: TV and Sexuality
FMS 520 Cultrl Hst US TV:Theory & Mthd
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
FMS 110 Introduction to New Media
FMS 394 Special Topics
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
FMS 394 Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
FMS 110 Introduction to New Media
FMS 394 Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
FMS 394 Special Topics

Editorships

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