Tim Havens, Ph.D.


Tim’s research and teaching interests include television studies; media globalization; race, ethnicity, and media; and critical analysis of media industries.

He is the author of Black Television Travels: African American Media Around the Globe (2013) and Global Television Marketplace (2006); the co-author with Amanda D. Lotz of Understanding Media Industries (2011, 2016); the co-editor with Paul McDonald and Courtney Brannon Donoghue of Digital Media Distribution: Pipelines, Platforms, Portals (2021); and co-editor with Aniko Imre and Katalin Lustyik of Popular Television in Eastern Europe Before and Since Socialism (2012).

He is a former Fulbright Scholar to Hungary, and holds affiliated appointments in African American Studies and International Studies.

Tim Havens CV

Research areas
  • Media History & Culture
Tim Havens
Ph.D., Indiana University

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