Meet Patrick Ellis
Assistant Professor, Communication
Phone: (813) 257-3520
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
Building: TECH Room: 462C
2005 Concordia University (Montreal), B.A.
2006 University of Toronto, M.A.
2017 University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D.
Patrick Ellis is a historian of film and media, with a special interest in how these subjects interact with the histories of cartography, medicine, science and technology.
Professional and Community Activities
Ellis is the author of Aeroscopics: Media of the Bird’s-Eye View (University of California Press, 2021) and has otherwise published in, e.g., Early Popular Visual Culture, Film History, Imago Mundi, and The Journal of Cinema and Media Studies.
Ellis also does curatorial work and has programmed screenings or exhibits for the Center for Puppetry Arts (Atlanta), the Media Archaeology Lab (Boulder), the Pacific Film Archive (Berkeley), and the Wolfsonian Museum (Miami), among others.
Honors and Awards
Excellence in Teaching Award, The University of Tampa (2022)
Award for Multimodal Innovation in Teaching, Georgia Institute of Technology (2019)
Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship (2016–2017)
Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of California, Berkeley (2015)
Russell Merritt Award for Silent Film Research, University of California, Berkeley (2014)
Parker Tyler Award in Film Studies, Concordia University, Montreal (2005)