Ben Pettis

Contact Information


Office: A208 Behavioral Sciences Building

Role: Student

Position: Graduate Teaching Assistant M.A. Student

Department: Communication Studies

Area of Study: Media and Visual Culture


I come from Denver originally, and grew up in and around Arvada. I took a brief hiatus from living in this beautiful state to attend the University of Oregon where I earned concurrent degrees in Cinema Studies and Media Studies. I have been incredibly fortunate to work with countless smart and passionate individuals who have exposed me to ideas and issues around TV and Internet streaming, corporate consolidation of the media, and free speech and content regulations. Most recently, I've become interested in examining Internet memes and the democratization of communication made possible by the Internet. My continued passion for studying online communication and Internet culture has led me here to CSU where I'm excited to begin the next step of my academic journey!


B,A. Cinema Studies, University of Oregon; B.A. Media Studies, University of Oregon

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