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Faculty Profile

Greg Steirer

Associate Professor of English and Film Studies (2013)

Contact Information

steirerg@dickinson.edu

East College Room 405
717.254.8095

Bio

Professor Steirer's teaching and research interests include communication, film and television, media industries, comic books, journalism, video games, print publishing, digital culture, and intellectual property law. He is the author of The American Comic Book Industry and Hollywood, written with Alisa Perren (UT Austin). He has served three times as a researcher for the Connected Viewing Initiative of the Carsey-Wolf Center in Santa Barbara and has received a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for 2017-2018 in support of his monograph on intellectual property law and the history of the narrative-based franchise, to be published by University of Michigan Press in late 2022. His most recent scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in the journal Media, Culture and Society, as well as the collections Keywords for Comics Studies, the Routledge Companion to Media Industries, From Networks to Netflix (2nd edition), and the Sage Handbook of the Digital Media Economy.

Education

  • B.A. University of Pennsylvania, 2001
  • Ph.D., 2010

2021-2022 Academic Year

Spring 2022

ENGL 101 The American Comic Book
Cross-listed with FMST 220-04. This course explores the history, aesthetics, and business aspects of the American comic book. Attention will also be given to the comic book’s relationship with other media, such as animation and live-action film.

ENGL 101 The American Comic Book
Cross-listed with FMST 220-05. This course explores the history, aesthetics, and business aspects of the American comic book. Attention will also be given to the comic book’s relationship with other media, such as animation and live-action film.

FMST 220 The American Comic Book
Cross-listed with ENGL 101-03. This course explores the history, aesthetics, and business aspects of the American comic book. Attention will also be given to the comic book’s relationship with other media, such as animation and live-action film.

FMST 220 The American Comic Book
Cross-listed with ENGL 101-04. This course explores the history, aesthetics, and business aspects of the American comic book. Attention will also be given to the comic book’s relationship with other media, such as animation and live-action film.