Heidi Mau, Ph.D., M.F.A. | Albright College

Heidi Mau, Ph.D., M.F.A.

Heidi Mau, Ph.D., M.F.A.

Assistant Professor of Communications; Faculty Advisor - Albright Arts Magazine
Masters 110

Ph.D., Temple University

M.F.A., Temple University

B.S., William James College of Grand Valley State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Media & communication
  • Memory studies
  • Technology & culture
  • Visual communication
  • Film and media studies
  • Gender & sexuality studies


Areas of Research

Selected Publications

Mau, H. & Nicholas, C.L. (2016). Virtual life after “game over” / Living in post-narrative play. In C.A. DeCoursey and D.A. Gui (Eds.) Games, leadership and learning in virtual communities (pp. 69-89). Oxford, UK: Inter-Disciplinary Press

Nicholas, C. L., Ganapathy, R., Mau, H. (2013). Malaysian Cerita Hantu: Intersections of race, religiosity, class, gender, and sexuality. Journal of international and intercultural communication. 6(3),163-182.

Mau, H. & Kitch, C. (2012). ‘No longer chasing yesterday’s story’: New roles for newsmagazines in the 21st century. In S. Allan (Ed.) Routledge companion to news and journalism (pp. 648-660). Abingdon, UK: Routledge

Mau, H. (2011). Philagrafika 2010: The graphic unconscious [exhibition review]. International journal of comic art, 13(1), 749-752

Wieder, D.L., Mau, H., & Nicholas, C.L. (2007). Documentaries are not data. In F. Cooren (Ed.) Interacting and organizing: Analyses of a management meeting (pp. 245-288). Abingdon, UK: Routledge

“Back to Misery” (short film) in the inaugural issue of The Journal of Short Film, Vol. 1, (2005)

“Novices” (short film) in the Ms. Films Compilation DVD (2005)


Courses Taught

COM 250 – Mass Communications & Society

COM 260 – Communication Theories

DIG 265 – Digital Literacy

DIG 270 – Illustration & Design

DIG 283 – Visual Design for Web

DIG 383 – Design II