Nick Marx

Contact Information


Office: A241 Behavioral Sciences Building

Role: Faculty

Position: Associate Professor

Department: Communication Studies

Area of Study: Media and Visual Culture


Nick Marx is an Assistant Professor of media studies, specializing in television studies, media industry studies, digital media culture, representations of race and ethnicity, and comedy studies.  He is co-editor of Saturday Night Live and American TV (Indiana University Press, 2013) and The Comedy Studies Reader (University of Texas Press, 2018) and author of Sketch Comedy: Identity, Reflexivity, and American Television (Indiana University Press, forthcoming 2019).  His research has appeared in Television and New Media, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, and in the anthology How to Watch Television (New York University Press, 2013).

You can follow Nick on Twitter (@marxnick) and access his scholarship at his profile.


Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison

Curriculum Vitae

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SPCM 341 – Evaluating Contemporary Television

SPCM 342 – Critical Media Studies