UC SANTA BARBARA

Film & Media Studies Graduate Student

Abigail Hinsman

Biography

Abby Hinsman is a PhD candidate in film and media studies at UC Santa Barbara with research interests in the media frameworks of counterespionage, counterintelligence, and security agencies. She is working on a dissertation titled “Hermetically Sealed: A History of Media Interpretation in U.S. Intelligence.” Her work has been published in The Velvet Light TrapMediascape, and Safundi.