Henry Jenkins

  • Provost's Professor of Communication, Journalism and Cinematic Arts, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
  • Principal Investigator, Project New Media Literacies
Office: (213) 740-9727

Expertise Summary

Expert in popular culture, social media and online fan communities


  • transmedia storytelling
  • popular culture and public culture
  • entertainment
  • criticism
  • media history
  • networks and networked computer games
  • new media
  • social networking Web sites
  • science fiction and other online fan communities
  • education
  • the early history of film comedy

Additional Information

  • Author, Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide, on the subject of transmedia storytelling
  • Worked with MacArthur Foundation to shape media literacy program designed to explore effects of participatory media on young people