School of Communication

Media Arts and Technology Division

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The Media Arts and Technology Division conducts research in new media technologies and offers intensive training in the art and science of media technologies. Students in this program will receive a broad-based education on the role that technology plays in society, as well as specific skills in the burgeoning fields of digital arts and film. Students learn film appreciation, production skills in digital media, and a critical understanding of the role of technology in contemporary society. While computer science and engineering play a natural role in the design of digital systems, communication studies have the function of developing practical applications for these systems, studying their effects, and disseminating the knowledge to others.

Faculty in the Film and Digital Media Division include:

  • Dr. Robert Abelman (Children and television)
  • Dr. Cheryl Campanella Bracken (Psychological processing of media, new technologies)
  • Dr. Jeffery Bolt
  • Dr. Evan Lieberman (Film)
  • Dr. Kimberly Neuendorf (Content analysis, film theory)
  • John Ban
  • Richard Pitchford (Digital media engineering)
  • Professor Michael Rand (DVD and emerging media, broadcasting journalism)
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Mailing Address
School of Communication
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MU 233
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
1st & 2nd Floors
Music & Communication Building
2001 Euclid Ave.
Phone: 216.687.4630
Fax: 216.687.5435
Web Contact
Rick Pitchford
Phone: 216.687.5077

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