Steve Anderson

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Steve Anderson
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Associate Professor of Digital Media
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Steve Anderson is a scholar-practitioner working at the intersections of media, history, technology and culture. He is the author of Technologies of History: Visual Media and the Eccentricity of the Past (2011) and founder of the public media archive and fair use advocacy network Critical Commons. Along with Tara McPherson, he is Co-Editor of the interdisciplinary electronic journal Vectors and co-Principal Investigator of the Alliance for Networking Visual Culture, developers of the electronic publishing platform Scalar. He was the founding director of USC’s Media Arts + Practice PhD program and currently directs the Transient Media Lab, home to an eclectic and deliberately unstable array of media, technology and design work. He teaches classes in Digital Media Production and Theory at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.


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