Sarah Kessler

Humanities and Sciences


Sarah Kessler is a media and cultural studies scholar and television critic. She is currently completing a book manuscript, Anachronism Effects: Ventriloquism and Popular Media, that explores instances of ventriloquism in contemporary transatlantic popular culture. Her writing on art, film, and media has appeared in the Brooklyn RailCamera ObscuraIn These TimesTriple CanopySounding Out!, and Women’s Studies Quarterly, among other venues. She writes a regular television column, The Bingewatch, for Public Books. Kessler completed her PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine in 2016.