Jeffrey Sconce

Jeffrey SconceJeffrey Sconce is Professor in the Screen Cultures program and a Guggenheim Fellow for 2020-2021 at the Northwestern University. His first book, Haunted Media: Electronic Presence from Telegraphy to Television (2000), examines the historical relation between electronic media and the occult. His 2019 book, The Technical Delusion: Electronics, Power, Insanity (2019), considers the historical role of electronic media in the history of psychotic ideation. He is also the editor of Sleaze Artists: Cinema at the Margins of Taste, Style, and Politics (2007), an anthology of essays on various forms of “low” cinema. He has also written catalog essays for exhibitions by Joshua Bonnetta, Mike Kelley, and Tony Oursler.

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