Associate Professor


  • Role:

  • Position:

    • Associate Professor
  • Department:

    • Communication Studies
  • Education:

    • Ph.D., Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Curriculum Vitae:


Nick Marx is an Associate Professor of media studies, specializing in television studies, media industry studies, digital media culture, representations of race and ethnicity, and comedy studies.  He is co-editor of Saturday Night Live and American TV (Indiana University Press, 2013) and The Comedy Studies Reader (University of Texas Press, 2018) and author of Sketch Comedy: Identity, Reflexivity, and American Television (Indiana University Press, 2019).  His research has appeared in Television and New Media, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, and in the anthology How to Watch Television (New York University Press, 2013).

You can follow Nick on Twitter (@marxnick) and access his scholarship at his profile.


  • SPCM 341 – Evaluating Contemporary Television

  • SPCM 342 – Critical Media Studies