Dr. Kozma oversees programming and operations at IU Cinema. An educator, writer, and researcher, she specializes in the everyday work of the media, with a particular focus in how media industries run, the composition of industry employees, and the form and function of their labor. Dr. Kozma is particularly interested in the conditions surrounding women's labor and in the industrial conditions that cultivate inequality in the production of film and television.
Dr. Kozma is the co-author of Refocus: The Films of Doris Wishman (Edinburgh UP) and Mobilized Identities: Mediated Subjectivity and Cultural Crisis in the Neoliberal Era (Common Ground). Her book, The Cinema of Stephanie Rothman: Radical Acts in Filmmaking, is due out from University of Mississippi Press in 2022. Her work has been published in a wide a variety of anthologies and journals, including Media Industries, Film Comment, Camera Obscura, Television and New Media and others.
Dr. Kozma holds a PhD in communication and media studies from the Institute of Communication Research at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She has more than 12 years of non-profit development and leadership experience.
She is former Assistant Professor and Immediate Past Chair of the Communication and Media Studies program at Washington College, and has taught at Rutgers-Newark University, Hunter College and University of Illinois. You can learn more about her research and teaching at www.aliciakozma.com.