Foxman Curriculum Vitae

MAXWELL FOXMAN

Curriculum Vitae

257 W. 15th Avenue • Eugene, OR 97401

(845) 548-0672 • mfoxman@uoregon.edu

http://maxwellfoxman.info 

ACADEMIC RANK


Assistant Professor of Media Studies

School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon

EDUCATION


Ph.D. Communications

Columbia University, New York, NY

2018

M.Phil. Communications

Columbia University, New York, NY. GPA 4.0

2015

M.A. Media, Culture and Communication

New York University, New York, NY. GPA 4.0

  • Master’s Thesis: “How to Become the Mayor of Everything: Experiencing Body and Space in the Digital Age”

2012

B.A. American Studies, Music, Creative Writing

Columbia University, New York, NY. Dean’s List 2005 - 2007

2007

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS


Books

Refereed Journal Articles

Refereed Book Chapters

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Reviews

Non-Refereed Public Reports

Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentations

Panels and Conferences Organized, Moderated & Chaired

Invited Lectures and Panels

Public-Facing Interviews and Presentations

FELLOWSHIPS & GRANTS


  • National Science Foundation
  • Co-PI on “FW-HTF-R: Collaborative Research: Virtual Meeting Support for Enhanced Well-Being and Equity for Game Developers.”
  • $1,599,851 total in support, with $301,994 to UO and remaining to co-PI collaborators' institutions.
  • Co-PIs: Rabindra Ratan (MSU), Adam  Liszkiewicz (MSU), David Beyea (U Wisconsin), Alex Leith (Southern Illinois U). Senior Personnel: Brian Winn (MSU), Brian Klebig (Bethany Lutheran College)

2021 - 2025

  • Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives (I3) Award
  • Understanding Collegiate Esports: Economic, Institutional and Cultural Integration, with Amanda Cote (Co-PI), John Clithero, Tara Fickle and Henry Wear. Awarded by the University of Oregon Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, $49,859.

2021 - 2023

  • Knight Innovation Fellow
  • Lessons for Journalists from Virtual Worlds. Awarded by the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, $6,750.

2020 - 2022

  • Project Grant
  • Designing a Serious Game on Wildfires. Awarded by the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics at the University of Oregon, $1,120.

2020 - 2021

  • Dean’s Grant
  • The Institutionalization of Collegiate Esports with Amanda Cote and Henry Wear. Awarded by the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, $5,000.

2020 - 2021

  • Petrone Grant
  • Best Practices in Computer-Generated Storytelling. Awarded by the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, $5,000.

2019 - 2021

  • New Junior Faculty Research Award
  • Awarded by the University of Oregon Office of the Vice President for Research & Innovation, $2,500.

2018

  • Tow Fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism

2015

  • L. Newell and Mary S. Christiansen Scholarship

2015

  • Peer Scholarship

2014, 2017

  • Wechsler Journalism School Scholarship

2014

  • Darin Memorial Scholarship

2013 - 2015

  • Shapps Scholarship

2013

  • Bigart Scholarship

2013

  • Walter John Scholarship for Doctoral Students

2012 - 2014

  • Mitchell Leaska Scholarship for Graduate Students

2011

ACADEMIC HONORS & AWARDS


  • ICA Game Studies, Top Paper Award: “The Point of Play: Revealing the Roots of Gamification.”

2017

  • ICA Philosophy, Theory, Critique, Conference Waiver Fee Award: “What is Music for Insects? Explorations of Music as a Metaphor for Media Systems.”

2015

  • New York University Department of Media, Culture and Communication Distinguished Thesis Award: “How to Become the Mayor of Everything: Experiencing Body and Space in the Digital Age.”

2012

  • New York State Communication Association Conference Paper Honorable Mention: “Digital Death: The Failures, Struggles and Discourses of the Social Media Spectacle.”

2011

TEACHING EXPERIENCE & ADVISEMENT


University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Primary Instructor, Assistant Professor, 2018 - present

J201: Media and Society

J408: MS Production

J412/512: Special Topics, Studying Games

J610: Design Immersive Media

J611: Mass Communication and Society

Guest Lecturer in “Media Professions,” “Data Journalism,” “Sports Journalism,” “Fantasy Studies, NOW,” “Insights with Data,” and ARC Student Program. Full list of guest lectures available on request.

Advisement:

PhD Level:

Master’s Level:

Undergraduate Level:

Manhattan Marymount College, New York, NY

Primary Instructor, Adjunct Professor, 2014 - 2018

Comm 107: Principles and Theories of Communication

Comm 230: The Cultural History of Media

Comm 308: Special Topics in Communication: Games, Gaming and Play

Comm 312: Digital Media and Society

Comm 312: Digital Cultures

Guest Lecturer in “The Cultural History of Media.” Full list of guest lectures available on request.

New York University, New York, NY

Primary Instructor, Adjunct Professor, 2016 - 2017

MEST1-UC 6080: Media & Communications Research Methods

Guest Lecturer in “Theory of Media & Cultural Studies,” “The Business of Video Games.”

Grader, 2011

MCC-UE 1405: “Copyright, Commerce, and Culture.”

University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

Guest Lecturer in “Global Media Studies” and “Mobile Media Studies,” 2017. Full list of guest lectures available on request.

Columbia University Journalism School, New York, NY

Teaching Assistant, 2013 - 2014

Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY

Guest Lecturer in “Media in America,” 2013. Full list of guest lectures available on request.

Rockland Country Day School, Congers, NY                                       

Director of Independent Studies, 2009 - 2012

                                                                   

Instructor of the Humanities, 2007 - 2012

Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY        

Primary Instructor, Adjunct Professor, 2010

WJ-D308: The Holocaust in the Arts

Columbia University, New York, NY

Instructor, High School Summer Creative Writing Program, 2008 - 2010

Cheryl O’Brien SAT Prep, Suffern, NY

SAT and ACT Tutor, 2008 - 2010

 

PROFESSIONAL & ACADEMIC RESEARCH APPOINTMENTS


  • Research Assistant at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism

2016 - 2017

  • Research analyst for Data & Society.

2015

  • Research analyst for SuperData Research.
  • Published “Gaming Video Content Market Brief.”

2015

  • Research Assistant for Columbia University Journalism School and Knight Foundation.

2015

  • Chief Researcher for the Tow Center for Digital Journalism.

2015

  • Independent Research Assistant at Columbia University.

2013 - 2014

  • Chief researcher at New York University: Department of Media, Culture and Communication.
  • Produced feasibility report for an archive of internet history and culture.

2012

  • Independent Research Assistant for Liel Leibovitz (Thunder 11)
  • Use of Mobile and Cloud Media based on income [2015]
  • Visualizing Traditional and Social Media Portrayals of Occupy Wall Street using ImagePlot Software [2011]
  • Innovations in E-Reader Technologies [2011]

2011, 2015

SERVICE & PROFESSIONAL OUTREACH


Further Pedagogical Training

PROFESSIONAL MEDIA EXPERIENCE


  • Gallery Management
  • Volunteer: Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, New York, NY

2009 - 2010

  • Journalism
  • Writer: DIY, United Kingdom
  • Writer: Metromix, White Plains, NY
  • Writer: Time Out New York, New York, NY
  • Writer: Reporter & Editor, Columbia Daily Spectator

2003 - 2010

  • Internships
  • Editorial Intern: Rolling Stone, New York, NY
  • Editorial Intern: Time Out New York, New York, NY
  • Research Intern: Goode News, New York, NY
  • Production Intern: Nova Science Now, New York, NY
  • Editorial/Production Intern Interview, New York, NY

2004 - 2006

LANGUAGE & SKILLS