Tim Havens, Ph.D.

Interim DEO

Timothy Havens is professor of Communication Studies, African American Studies, and International Studies at the University of Iowa. He is the author of Black Television Travels: African American Media Around the Globe (NYU Press, 2013) and Global Television Marketplace (British Film Institute Publishing, 2006); co-author with Amanda D. Lotz of Understanding Media Industries (Oxford University Press, 2011); and co-editor of Popular Television in Eastern Europe During and Since Socialism with Aniko Imre and Katalin Lustyik. He is a former Senior Fulbright Scholar to Hungary, and his published research has appeared in numerous scholarly journals devoted to television studies, popular culture studies, race and media, and media globalization.

Research areas
  • Television Studies
  • Race and Media
  • Global Media
Tim Havens
Ph.D., Indiana University
Contact Information

105C Becker Communication Studies Building (BCSB)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States