Greg Siegel

Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies

Curriculum Vitae

2006 Ph.D., 2000 M.A.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Department of Communication Studies (Media and Cultural Studies)


2407 Social Sciences & Media Studies



media theory, history and philosophy of technology, critical theory, sound studies, science as culture


Greg Siegel is the author of Forensic Media: Reconstructing Accidents in Accelerated Modernity (Sign, Storage, Transmission series) (Duke University Press, 2014). His essays have appeared in Cabinet, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Discourse, Grey Room, Rethinking Disney: Private Control, Public Dimensions (Wesleyan University Press), and Television: The Critical View, 7th ed. (Oxford University Press). He is currently Co-Director of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM) at UCSB.

Forensic Media: Reconstructing
Accidents in Accelerated Modernity

Author: Greg Siegel
Published: 2014
Pages: 272

Cabinet Magazine

“A Decent Interval.” Cabinet 54 (Summer 2014): 57–63.




Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies

“Radiating Emergency: The Perils and Promise of the Broadcast Signal in the Atomic Age” vol. 8, no. 3 (September 2011): 286–306