Executive Editor

Chelsea Thompto, Assistant Professor of Creative Technologies, Virginia Tech.

Contact: chelseathomptoart [at] gmail [dot] com

Editorial Board

Kemi Adeyemi, Assistant Professor of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies, University of Washington

Katherine Behar, artist, Associate Professor of New Media Arts, Baruch College and The Graduate Center, CUNY

Riah Buchanan, artist, PhD candidate, DXARTS, University of Washington

Kris Cohen, Associate Professor of Art History & Humanities, Reed College

Sofía Córdova, artist

Johanna Gosse, (previous executive editor) Lecturer in Lens and Time-Based Art Histories at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London

Anna Watkins Fisher, Assistant Professor, Department of American Culture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Tiffany Funk, Visiting Lecturer and Academic Advisor, Department of Art History, University of Illinois at Chicago

Meredith Hoy, Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History and Theory, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University

Laura Hyunjhee Kim, artist, PhD Candidate, University of Colorado, Boulder

Nick Montfort, Professor of Digital Media, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Kris Paulsen, Associate Professor, Department of History of Art & Program in Film Studies, The Ohio State University

Soyoung Yoon, Assistant Professor of Visual Studies, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, The New School

Gregory Zinman, Associate Professor of Film & Media, School of Literature, Media, and Communication, Georgia Institute of Technology

Advisory Board

Kevin Hamilton is a Professor and Dean of the College of Fine + Applied Arts at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Working in collaborative and cross-disciplinary modes, Kevin produces artworks, archives, and scholarship on such subjects as race and space, public memory, history of technology, and state violence. Recognition for his work has included grants from the National Science Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities, presentation at conferences across Europe and North America (ISEA/ DEAF/CAA/NCA/ACM-SIGCHI), publication in edited journals and anthologies (Routledge/CCCS/Palm Press/UCLA), and invited residencies (Banff/USC-IML/Bratislava).

As an educator, administrator, and researcher, Kevin is focused on integration of practice-based, historical and theoretical approaches to learning about technological mediation. This work has included the development of several interdisciplinary project-based courses, workshops, and initiatives for students and faculty from the sciences, arts and humanities, with emphases on prototyping, reflection, and methodologies of collaboration. Kevin was the Editor-in-Chief of Media-N from 2016-2018.

Pamela L. Jennings, PhD is recognized as a thought leader for integrative research and learning across the New Media Arts and technology research. Pamela has led, taught, advocated, and supported integrative learning and research in art colleges and research universities, federal agencies, and national research advocacy organizations. Pamela served as a National Science Foundation Program Director.  There she led the CreativeIT program and co-managed the Human Centered Computing program. Pamela has been involved in several National Academies of Sciences initiatives including curating the exhibition Speculative Data and the Creative Imaginary: shared visions between art and technology, and member of the National Academies of Sciences committee that published the 2018 consensus report, Integration of the Humanities and Arts with Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Higher Education: Branches from the Same Tree.

Pamela is a MacDowell Fellow. Her creative works are discussed in Creating Their Own Image: The History of African-American Women Artists, Oxford University Press and Struggles for Representation: African American Film/Video/New Media Makers, Indiana University Press. She is the Chief Imagineer of CONSTRUKTS, Inc. that is developing a next-Generation mixed-reality learning platform. Pamela delivered the keynote Building a Creative Computational Pedagogy from Bauhausian Foundations at the 2019 New Media Caucus symposium and was recently highlighted in an NMC member spotlight: https://www.newmediacaucus.org/member-spotlight-pamela-l-jennings-ph-d/.

Amy Peltz is a Chicago-based artist, editor and writer who specializes in comics. She is an Editor at The Art Institute of Chicago, where she edits scholarly publications and the Art Institute Review, a peer-reviewed journal of object-based research. Amy received a BA from Bryn Mawr College and an MA from the University of Chicago. Her work has been published in the Chicago Reader and Art in Print, and she is an organizer of CAKE (the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo).

Previous Editors

Johanna Gosse was Executive Editor from 2018-23. During her tenure, Gosse’s editorial priorities were improving access, editorial oversight, and peer review processes. She also shifted the journal’s focus to publishing special issues on socially and politically relevant themes, including labor, race, and gender.

Kevin Hamilton established a new publishing platform that improved the journal's exposure within academic search and citation indexes. He was Editor-in-Chief from 2016 to 2018.

Pat Badani established the journal’s collection of mirroring print editions and the creation of international and cross-organizational editorial partnerships and was Editor-in-Chief from 2010 to 2016.

Rachel Clark established Media-N in 2005 and was Editor-in-Chief from 2005 to 2010.