Joni Hayward Marcum



Media, Cinema and Digital Studies - PhD

Achieved Degrees

MA English Literature, Colorado State University 2016
BA English and Studio Arts, University of Colorado-Boulder 2013


Environmental Humanities; Energy Humanities; Film Historiography; Documentary; Eco-Cinema; Orphan Films; Useful/Pedagogical Film; Industrial Film; Archival Film; Writing Center Pedagogy; Writing Program Administration

Academic Awards

Graduate Student Excellence Fellowship- UW-Milwaukee Graduate School 2021-2022

Tennessen Award-UW-Milwaukee Center for Twenty-first Century Studies (C21) 2018- 2019

Conference Presentations

“Histories of Control and Excess: American Infrastructural Cinema in the 1930s”
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference (SCMS) 2021 (online)

“Harnessing Excess: Water in American Infrastructural Cinema of the 1930s”
International Orphan Film Symposium, Amsterdam 2020 (Online)

"Whose Archive? Rogue archival practices and the intersections of Propaganda, Industry Film, and Eco-Cinema" SCMS Seattle 2019

“The Obedient Flame(s): Women & Gas Industry Films in Interwar Britain” Screen Conference, Glasgow 2018

“Through the Data: Addressing Environmentalism Through Image-Based Multiplicity,” Midwestern Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC) Milwaukee 2018

“No Safe Space: Economic Anxiety and Post-Recession Spaces in Horror Films” SCMS Chicago 2017

Teaching Experience

ENG 100 Introduction to College Reading & Writing
ENG 101 Introduction to College Writing
ENG 102 Introduction to College Research
ENG 111 Entertainment Arts: Introduction to Film, Television, and Media
ENG 215 Introduction to English Studies
ENG 205 Film History (Teaching Assistant)