Curriculum Vitae
Curriculum Vitae - Bethany Ogdon

Postsecondary Education

University of Rochester

Doctor of Philosophy
Visual and Cultural Studies

University of California San Diego

Bachelor of Arts
Political Science

Teaching Experience


Austin Community College

                    -      Professor of Art, 2011-

-      Associate Professor of Art, 2010-2011

-      Adjunct Professor of Art, 2007-2010


St. Edward’s University

     - Adjunct Professor, University Programs, 2007-2010


Hampshire College

     - Assistant Professor of Media and Cultural Studies, 1998-2006


Glasgow University

     - Visiting Lecturer, Theatre, Film & Television Studies, 1995-1996


University of Rochester

     - Instructor, Film Studies Program, Fall 1997

     - Instructor, Art & Art History Dept., Spring 1995, Spring 1997

     - Instructor, English Dept., Spring 1994


Hobart and William Smith College

     - Instructor, Art Dept., Fall 1994

Professional Publications


 “The Psycho-Economy of Reality Television in the ‘Tabloid Decade’,” in How Real is Reality TV? Essays on Representation and Truth, ed., David S. Escoffery.  (North Carolina: McFarland & Co. Inc.) 2006.


“Through the Image: Nicholas Nixon’s ‘People with AIDS’,” Discourse.  23.3 Fall 2001.


“The Political Economy of Pleasure” (annotated syllabus], with Michelle Bigenho), Political and Legal Anthropology Review 24.1 May 2001.


“Why Teach Popular Culture?” College English. 63.4 March 2001.


“Roundtext: Artifactuality, Artivirtuality,” with Spela Kosnik Virant and Susanne Lummerding, Vor der Information/Before Information (Vienna), no.3/4, April 1995.


“High Theory/Low Culture: Die Psychoanalyse Begegnet der Tages-Talk Show,” Medien Journal (Salzburg), January 1994.


“First Annual Console-ing Passions: Television, Video and Feminism Conference, Screen 33(4), Winter 1992 (conference report).


“Hard-boiled Ideology,” Critical Quarterly 34(1), Spring 1992.