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College of Arts and Sciences

Jeffrey Palmer

Assistant Professor, Performing & Media Arts

 JEffrey Palmer

Academic Focus:


Current Research Project:

Feature length documentary, “N. Scott Momaday: Words from a Bear”

Previous Position:

  • Assistant Professor of Film, Department of Transmedia, Syracuse University, 2017-2019
  • Assistant Professor of Mass Communication, University of Central Oklahoma, 2013-2017

Academic Background:  

  • M.F.A., Film and video production, University of Iowa, 2012
  • M.A., Native American studies, University of Oklahoma, 2006
  • B.A., Cultural anthropology, University of Oklahoma, 2000

Last Book Read:

“There There” by Tommy Orange

In your own time/when not working:

Going to see films with my wife

Courses you’re most looking forward to teaching:

Introduction to Visual Storytelling, Advanced Film Production

What most excites you about Cornell:

The ambitious students. The amazing academic atmosphere the university provides.