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Kimball Jensen

Assistant Professor
Media Arts Critical Studies, TMA

189 WCO
Provo, UT 84604


Kimball Jensen currently serves as the Associate Graduate Chair and is a critical studies faculty in media arts. Her interests are primarily in film and new media, but also in the intersection of popular culture and history broadly. Kimball has presented her work at many regional and national conferences and published her research on Asian American fan activism in the journal Mis-en-scene last year. When not working, Kimball enjoys experimenting with allergy-friendly baked goods and attending outdoor festivals with her husband and adorable children.

Research Interests

Critical Race Theory, Ethnic Studies, Asian American Studies, YouTube and Digital Video, Fan Studies

Teaching Interests

Film and Media Theory, Digital Media Theory, Asian American Media, Race and Representation


  • PhD, Cultural Studies , Media Studies , Claremont Graduate University (2016)
  • MA, American Studies , California State University, Fullerton (2008)
  • BA, American Studies and Media Arts Studies , Brigham Young University (2003)

Courses Taught