University Film and Video Association (UFVA) is an international organization where media production and writing meet history, theory and criticism. UFVA members are makers and artists, teachers and students, archivists and distributors, college departments, libraries, and manufacturers. UFVA holds an annual conference and publishes the Journal of Film and Video, a periodical featuring articles on media production, history, theory, aesthetics and criticism. UFVA is one of the premier U.S. academic organizations dedicated to the study of media.

UFVA History

Membership Directory

Member Institutional Affiliations


Wenhwa Ts’ao
Columbia College Chicago

President Elect

Terésa Dowell-Vest
Prairie View A&M University

Past President

Christina Lane
University of Miami

Executive Vice President

Roslin Smith
State University of New York, Fredonia

Conference Vice President

Chrissy Guest
Ithaca College

Editorial Vice President

Abbey Hoekzema
Georgia Southern University


Heather Addison
University of Nevada Las Vegas


Kari Barber
University of Nevada Reno

Board of Directors

Danielle Beverly
Northwestern University

Janeen Fagbemi
Lone Star College

Andrew Gay
Southern Oregon University

James Martin
San Francisco State University

H.D. Motyl
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Cigdem Slankard
Cleveland State University

Student Representative

Carlo Ang
Emerson College

Foundation President

Francisco Menendez
University of Nevada Las Vegas

Journal of Film and Video

Cynthia Baron
Bowling Green State University

Scholarships/Grants Office

Casey Hayward
Bentley University

UFVA Home Office

Pamela Ueno

Journal Subscriptions

University of Illinois Press
866-244-0626, 217-244-0626
(fax) 217-244-9910


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