Evan Elkins

Contact Information

Email: evan.elkins@colostate.edu

Office: A227, Behavioral Sciences Building

Role: Faculty

Position: Assistant Professor

  • Media and Cultural Studies
  • Digital Media
  • Theories of Globalization
  • Transgressive Comedy

Department: Communication Studies

Area of Study: Media and Visual Culture


Evan Elkins is an Assistant Professor of media studies who specializes in digital media industries and technologies, globalization, access, and cultural difference. He is currently writing a book about geographic restrictions in digital platforms around the world, and he also occasionally writes about transgressive humor, aesthetics, and media authorship. Current and future research projects will examine and critique Silicon Valley's practices and politics of global development and modernization. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in The International Journal of Cultural StudiesTelevision and New MediaThe Fibreculture JournalThe Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television, and several edited collections. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Curriculum Vitae

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SPCM 342 – Critical Media Studies

SPCM 346 – Virtual Culture and Communication

SPCM 380A1 – Global Media Cultures

SPCM 792C – Media Globalization