Benjamin Thevenin

Media Arts Critical Studies Area Head, Brigham Young University, USA

Benjamin Thevenin's studies focus on the relationships between youth, media and politics, and in particular, how we can better prepare young people to become thoughtful citizens, consumers and creators of media. In the Theater and Media Arts Department at Brigham Young University (BYU), he teaches classes on creativity, chidren's media, new media, and media education. Benjamin also leads the Hands on a Camera project, a service-learning program in which BYU students teach media production and analysis skills to local youth. Benjamin lives with his wife Emily and three boys in the beautiful Wasatch mountains. Benjamin received his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado in Boulder.

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