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Annie Sullivan

Annie Laurie Sullivan received her PhD from Northwestern University’s Screen Cultures Program. She also holds an MA in cinema and comparative literature from the University of Iowa and a BA from the University of Michigan. She teaches courses on documentary, media ethics, film and television history, and race/identity in media.

Her research examines issues of race, mobility, and local documentary practice alongside broader processes of urban development and social change in urban centers.

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Sullivan, Annie Laurie. “WGPR-TV Detroit: Building Black Media Infrastructure in the Post-Rebellion City” Velvet Light Trap 83 (Spring 2019): 32-45.​