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John Hamilton, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Theater, Film, and Television
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5541
Email: jrhamilton@apu.edu
Fax: (626) 387-5747
John Hamilton, Ph.D., is a professor of communication and cinema and broadcast arts, as well as a film and television producer and the owner of Del Rey Communications in Los Angeles. His film productions include work on five continents for a variety of organizations, such as World Vision, Rotary International, and Awana. His feature film, Mary and Joe, has been seen internationally on cable and satellite television. In the last five years, Hamilton has been published in Literature/Film Quarterly, the Journal of Libertarian Studies, and the Christian Research Journal. He has presented papers at cinema research conferences, Christians in the Visual Arts, Austrian Scholars Conference, and the Center for Cultural Leadership.

Education

Ph.D., University of Southern California
M.A., University of Maryland
B.A., Calvin College

Departments

  • School of Visual and Performing Arts
    • Theater, Film, and Television
  • College of Music and the Arts

Expertise

  • Broadcasting
  • Cinema
  • Communication
  • Documentary Film
  • Film and Television Production
  • Media Effects

Courses Taught

COMM 200 – Introduction to Mass Communication
TFT 101 – Christianity and the Creative Process
TFT 275 – History of Broadcasting and Electronic Media
TFT 285 – History of Film
TFT 341 – Media Criticism and Theory
TFT 375 – Screenwriting
TFT 438 – Advanced Documentary Film
TFT 495 – Special Topics
COMM 111 – Public Communication

Office Location

Building Three, Room 166, West Campus

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