M.S., Information Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology
B.A., Film Studies and Psychology, University of Rochester
Jeremy Sarachan has taught at Fisher since 2002. He is a documentary filmmaker with interests in media activism. He teaches Introduction to Media, Media Research and Analytics, Documentary Production, Film and Television Analysis, Political Theater, and an Honors class: Staging Resistance.
Professor Sarachan has published in the area of social media and identity, fandom and the use of social media (usually focused on Doctor Who), autism and media technology, and the role of play in the use of virtual worlds.
In addition, he is also an experienced theater director.
- Exploring the Online Playground: Understanding Motivation in Children’s Virtual Worlds, Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds, September 2013.
- Doctor Who, Slacktivism and Social Media Fandom, Doctor Who: Fan Phenomena, 2013. Book chapter, edited by Paul Booth.
- The Path Already Taken: Technological and Pedagogical Practices in Convergence Education, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, Summer 2011.
- Limiting Screen Time is Not the Key to Parenting in the Digital Age, International Journal of Learning and Media, Fall 2011.
- Profile Picture, Right Here, Right Now, Facebook and Philosophy, 2010. Book chapter, edited by Dylan E. Wittkower.