Dr. Alexandra Juhasz ’86 is Distinguished Professor of Film at Brooklyn College, CUNY. She is a core faculty member in the Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Certificate Program at the CUNY Graduate Center.

She has a Ph.D. in Cinema Studies from NYU (1991) and attended the Whitney Independent Studio program as a videomaker (1988).

Dr. Juhasz has taught at NYU, Swarthmore and Bryn Mawr Colleges, Claremont Graduate University, USC, Pitzer College, and Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, CUNY on YouTube, media archives, activist media, documentary, and feminist film and video as well as media production, history and theory.

Dr. Juhasz writes about and makes feminist, queer, fake, and AIDS documentary. Her current work is on online feminist pedagogy, YouTube, and other more radical uses of digital media and their archives. Her work as media artist, curator, and writer engages with linked social justice commitments, including COVID-19, AIDS, black queer and lesbian media, feminist and queer/trans film, and activist archives and collectives. She publishes about her cultural and political commitments in scholarly and more public platforms including Hyperallergic, BOMB, MS, X-tra, and Lamda Literary Review.


Q. What impact do you hope to have through your career?

A. Expanded knowledge, personal growth, and linked social justice for students, myself, and broader
communities in which I engage; the pleasure of knowledge production and sharing.

Work Experience
  • Distinguished Professor of Film
  • Brooklyn College, CUNY
Alumni-in-Residence, Arts & Communication, Class Year, First Year, Junior, Senior, Sophomore, Women/Trans/Non-Binary