Associate Professor

Ronald Carr

Film and Media Arts

Advisor and Coordinator of Communication Studies major
Advisor and Coordinator of Communications major

E-mail:
carr@tuj.temple.edu
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Areas of Expertise

Associate Professor Carr's expertise include, broadcast production and programming, writing for theater and film and documentary filmmaking.

Teaching Interests

Post-WWII American Cold War cinema, with emphasis on narrative and genre studies, and Post-WWII American social and cultural movements and its representation through film and television.

Professional and Creative Work

Associate Professor Carr first started working in broadcasting at age 19. His professional credits include KABC in Los Angeles, where he produced live news, sports and public affairs programming. Sample credits include "Sports Talk", "The Michael Jackson Show", "Open Mind", "The Ray Briem Show" and "Dodger Talk". Other credits include news director, announcer and host. His documentaries have screened internationally.

Research

Associate Professor Carr is presently investigating "New Media" and its potential in documenting communities through the use of Podcasting and other wireless technologies, and critical approaches to the role of the internet in shaping our ideological and political perceptions. He also writes on the role of media in crisis communication.

Representative Publications

Education

1981
MFA, School of Theater, Film and Television, University of California, Los Angeles
1979
B.A., Department of Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles