Fuqua has a Ph.D. in Cultural and Critical Studies from the University of Pittsburgh. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media Studies at Queens College. Her articles have been published in journals such as Cultural Studies and The Journal of Television and New Media. Other writings have appeared in anthologies and through electronic academic sources such as In Media Res. Her first monograph, Health Matters: Television and Medical Media is under contract and forthcoming from Duke University Press. Her second monograph examines the culture and economy of disaster in two American cities: New York and New Orleans. Her teaching interests include television theory, history, and analysis; documentary film and video; queer media; cultural and feminist media theory. Fuqua serves on the board of the international feminist media collective, “Console-ing Passions.”
Dr. Joy Fuqua inside installation artist Takashi Horisaki’s “Social Dress New Orleans — 730 Days After.” Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City. 2007.