Jennifer Lynn Jones, Ph.D. - The University of Tulsa
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Jennifer Lynn Jones, Ph.D.

Applied Assistant Professor of Film Studies


Jennifer Lynn Jones, Ph.D., is a feminist media scholar who works between theory and practice. Her research focuses on issues of media and identity, especially race, gender, and sexuality, and her production focuses on documentary and short narrative forms. She teaches courses in media and identity, media history and culture, introductory production, and documentary. She holds additional graduate degrees from the University of Tennessee and the University of Arizona, and completed graduate production training at the New School in New York City.

Awards and Honors

Oklahoma Center for the Humanities Fellow, 2022-2023


  • Ph.D., Indiana University
    Dissertation: “Huge Stars: Corpulence, Celebrity, and Convergence in Twenty-First Century American Media Culture”

Research interests and areas of expertise

  • Feminist Media Studies
  • Race and Media, Gender and Media
  • Sexuality and Media
  • Film Studies
  • Television Studies
  • Celebrity Studies
  • Documentary