Tasha Oren

Tasha Oren

Aidekman Arts Complex


  • PhD, Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin - Madison, United States, 2000
  • MA, Communication Studies, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, United States, 1995
  • BFA, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, United States, 1995


Tasha Oren is Director of Tufts's Film and Media Studies Program. Her research areas are film, television, media industries and culture. She is the author of Demon in the Box: Jews, Arabs, Politics and Culture and Food TV, and the co-editor of several books including The Handbook of Contemporary Feminism (Routledge), Global Currents: Media and Technology Now (Rutgers University Press), East Main Street: Asian American Popular Culture (New York University Press), Global Asian American Cultures (New York University Press) and Global Television Formats – Understanding Television Across Borders, which won the Best Edited Collection prize from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. Oren has published articles on film, television, Asian American Studies, screenwriting, Neurodiversity and food media; she sits on the editorial boards of several journals and is a book review editor for Signs: The Journal of Women in Culture and Society. She is the Tufts representative for GCWS, The Consortium for Graduate Studies in Gender, Culture, Women and Sexuality.