Faculty / School of Media, Culture & Design

Kristen Fuhs

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication

Kristen Fuhs’ research and teaching interests center on media and cultural studies, with particular specializations in documentary and film history. She received her PhD in Critical Studies from the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California, and before joining Woodbury’s faculty taught at CSU-Fullerton and Loyola Marymount University. Her articles have appeared in journals such as Cultural Studies, Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, and The Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television. She also has forthcoming work that will appear in The Journal of Sport & Social Issues and the anthology Vocal Projections: The Voice in Documentary Film. Fuhs is the co-founder of Docalogue, an online space for scholars and filmmakers to engage in conversations about contemporary documentary.


PhD, Critical Studies, University of Southern California
MA, Critical Studies, University of Southern California
BSSP, Communication Studies, Northwestern University