PhD Student | Associate Instructor
Research and Creative Interests
- American Independent Cinema
- Contemporary Cinema
- Cult Cinema
- film criticism
- Film Distribution and Exhibition
- film genre
- Film Studies
- horror cinema
- Industry Studies
- taste politics
- humor studies
- online media
Alex Brannan is a PhD student in The Media School. He has previously earned a BA from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and an MA from the University of Texas at Austin. His current research focuses on contemporary film reception on online platforms.
“The Witch.” Screening American Independent Film, Wyatt Phillips and Justin Wyatt (eds.), Routledge, 2023.
“‘It Could Be About Anything’: Middleditch & Schwartz and the Viability of Televised Improv Comedy.” Flow, vol. 26, no. 9, 2020, online.