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Laurel Westrup received her Ph.D. in Cinema and Media Studies from UCLA in 2011. Her research focuses on the intersections of "old" and "new" media, especially in relation to music.
Dr. Westrup is co-editor of the anthology Sampling Media (Oxford University Press, 2014), and her essay "Remembering Downtown in the Digital Era" was published in Downtown Film, Video, and TV Culture 1975-2001 (Intellect, 2015). Her work has also appeared in the journals Spectator and Film and History.
In addition to teaching at CSULB, Dr. Westrup teaches writing and media courses at UCLA and Emerson College.