Maggie Sivit

M.Sivit
Cohort Year: 2017
Research Interests: Realism and indexicality in new media, crime dramas and motion pictures as evidence in courts of law
Education: BA Philosophy, University of Chicago, 2015

Biography

Maggie Sivit is a multimedia producer and PhD student in Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago. Her work focuses on the film or video essay, and questions of realism and indexicality in new media. Other research interests include crime dramas and motion pictures as evidence in courts of law. She has won awards for her prose essays, and her multimedia work has been published by local PBS and NPR member stations.

Teaching Experience

  • Methods and IssuesCA - Autumn 2020
  • Documentary Production I, CA - Autumn 2019