1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Elizabeth Ellcessor

Assistant Professor

202 Wilson Hall

Office Hours:

Tuesdays 10:00am - 12:00pm

Class Schedule:

MDST 3505: Disability & Media

MDST 3559: Media Bodies

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.