As part of our Film and Media Art MFA program, you'll be surrounded by talented people who constantly challenge, inspire, and support your creative growth. You’ll learn extraordinary things from teachers who are themselves working artists.

Learn more about our faculty and stay up-to-date on department news and events.

Your Graduate Program Director, Michael Selig, will serve as your primary faculty advisor, guiding you on course selection to ensure that you will achieve your learning objectives and satisfy the program requirements. You will also receive program and department news from your program director along with any on- and off-campus opportunities that might be of interest to you.

Meet Your Graduate Program Director

  • Michael Selig
    Pronouns: (He/Him/His)
    Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director

    Dr. Selig has taught at Emerson College for more than 30 years, during which time he has served as head of the film program, chair of the department of visual and media art, and now as the MFA program director. He is the former Editor of the Journal of Film and Video, The Publication of the University Film and Video Association, and he has published scholarly work on a range of subjects in cinema studies. He regularly teaches the foundation course in Media Studies in the MFA program, and just completed a graduate seminar on horror in international film.