Juliet Davis, MAT, MFA
Associate Professor of Communication
The University of Tampa
Juliet Davis is an intermedia artist, writer, researcher, and professor at the University of Tampa, exploring intersections of autoethnography, interactive media, and women’s and gender studies. She teaches in these areas, as well as strategic communication.
Davis’ scholarship has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Leonardo: Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology (MIT Press), Journal of Film and Video (University of Illinois Press), Media-N ( Journal of the New Media Caucus, College Art Association), and Intelligent Agent (Director: Christiane Paul, New Media Curator of the Whitney Museum of American Art).
Prominent museums have exhibited Davis’ artwork internationally, including the Institute of Contemporary Art (London), MAXXI Museum (Rome), The International Museum of Women (USA), and Tampa Museum of Art. Festival exhibits have included SIGGRAPH, ISEA, and FILE. Neal Benezra, Director of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, has honored her work for its “freshness and originality” by awarding it Honorable Mention among 2796 entries from 40 countries in the “Art of the Digital Show.”
Davis also has a professional background in strategic communication and design, and served as Chairperson of Media Arts and Associate Dean at the International Academy of Design, where she developed new academic programs and curricula, such as the the BFA in Digital Art & Technology, the B.A. in Advertising and Design, and the B.A. in Animation.
B.A. Honors English, Indiana University (Bloomington)
Thesis: William Faulkner
Studied Fiction-writing with Tobias Wolff
Nina Williams Burtsfield Prize for Outstanding Scholarship in English
M.A.T. English, Brown University
Concentrations: Modernist Novel; Absurdist Playwrights (WWII to present)
Studied Fiction-writing with Hortense Calisher
M.F.A. Visual Art / New Media, Vermont College of Fine Art
Concentrations: Cyberfeminism, Cultural Studies, New Media Theory
Thesis Directors: Steve Kurtz, Ph.D., Faith Wilding, MFA, Claire Pentecost, MFA