Jacob Gaboury Promoted to Associate Professor

21 Apr, 2021

Jacob Gaboury Promoted to Associate Professor

We are thrilled to announce that Jacob Gaboury has been promoted to Associate Professor in Film & Media!

Jacob's works draws on digital media, visual culture, media archaeology, and queer theory. His teaching and research interests cover a range of topics, from 20th century histories of technology and computation to queer and feminist science and technology studies. His forthcoming book, titled Image Objects (MIT Press), describes the material history of early computer graphics in the United States through a set of five technical objects that shape and structure the production of most all contemporary digital images. Previously, his work has appeared in the Journal of Visual Culture, Grey Room, Camera Obscura, Women & Performance, Debates in the Digital Humanities, Rhizome, and Art Papers. He has also held fellowships from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of American History, the Charles Babbage Institute at the University of Minnesota, and the Social Science Research Council.

He receieved his PhD from New York University’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, and his MA from New York University’s Department of Cinema Studies. More information at!

Congratulations, Jacob!