Jason Mittell is Professor of Film & Media Culture and American Studies at Middlebury College. He is the author of Genre & Television: From Cop Shows to Cartoons in American Culture (Routledge, 2004), Television & American Culture (Oxford UP, 2009), Complex Television: The Poetics of Contemporary Television Storytelling (NYU Press, forthcoming), and co-editor of How to Watch Television (NYU Press, 2013), as well as numerous essays about media studies. He runs the blog JustTV.
From August 2011 to June 2012, he will be a fellow at the Lichtenberg-Kolleg at the University of Göttingen, where he will be writing his book on television narrative and collaborating with the popular seriality team.
In June-July 2014 he will be a visiting fellow at John-F.-Kennedy-Institut für Nordamerikastudien, Freie Universität Berlin.
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