1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Elizabeth Ellcessor

Assistant Professor

202 Wilson Hall

Office Hours:

By appointment

Class Schedule:

Fall 2019

MDST 3661 Media Bodies

MDST 4310 Celebrity Studies

Elizabeth Ellcessor conducts research on access to digital media technologies and cultures, particularly with respect to disability and bodily difference. She is the author of Restricted Access: Media, Disability, and the Politics of Partiipation (NYU, 2016) and co-editor of Disability Media Studies (NYU, 2017). Her current work explores how digital technologies are changing the conditions of access and civic engagement for emergency media services such as 9-1-1. She was previously an assistant professor at Indiana University, where she taught classes on media industries, social media celebrity, and media convergence. Outside of the classroom, she is a devourer of mystery novels and true crime podcasts.



Disability Media Studies

NYU Press, Oct 2017

Restricted Access

NYU Press, Sep 2016