Alexandra Juhasz

Media Maker & Professor

Dr. Alexandra Juhasz is Professor of Media Studies at Pitzer College. She makes and studies committed media practices that contribute to political change and individual and community growth. She is the author of AIDS TV: Identity, Community and Alternative Video (Duke University Press, 1995), Women of Vision: Histories in Feminist Film and Video (University of Minnesota Press, 2001), F is for Phony: Fake Documentary and Truth’s Undoing, co-edited with Jesse Lerner (Minnesota, 2005), and Media Praxis: A Radical Web-Site Integrating Theory, Practice and Politics, She has published extensively on documentary film and video. Dr. Juhasz is also the producer of educational videotapes on feminist issues from AIDS to teen pregnancy. She recently completed the feature documentaries: SCALE: Measuring Might in the Media Age (2008), Video Remains (2005), and Dear Gabe (2003), as well as Women of Vision: 18 Histories in Feminist Film and Video (1998) and the shorts: RELEASED: 5 Short Videos about Women and Prison (2000) and Naming Prairie (2001), a Sundance Film Festival, 2002, official selection. She is the producer of the award winning feature films, The OWLS (Cheryl Dunye, 2010) and The Watermelon Woman (Cheryl Dunye, 1997). Her current work is on and about YouTube: and