Andy Rice, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Comparative Media Studies, Film Studies

Andy RiceRice has his doctorate in communication from the University of California, San Diego. He was an ASPIRE Postdoctoral Fellow in Socially Engaged Media at the University of California, Los Angeles. Rice is a media theorist and nonfiction filmmaker who researches reenactment subcultures alongside documentary films that employ reenactment techniques. He has worked on collaborative media projects about sustainability and the built environment, food systems, rape culture, and minority cinemas. Recent film titles include “Spirits of Rebellion” (2016, 101 min.) and “Unhooked” (2017, 24 min.). His current book project is titled “Performative Camerawork: Documentary Theory for Digital Culture.”