Campus Address: Buckham Hall B123
Coordinator, WGS Interdisciplinary Minor
Meg Knowles is the Coordinator of the Women & Gender Studies Interdisciplinary Minor and an Associate Professor of Media Production in the Communication Department at Buffalo State College. She teaches courses in Visual Communication, Media and Documentary Production, Documentary Analysis and Writing for Television.
She is an award winning documentary filmmaker who has produced and directed numerous short autobiographical films, as well as activist and historical documentaries including subjects like Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the First Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, AIDS activism, body image, The Daughters of the American Revolution, and a Buffalo women’s drag event featuring Leslie Feinberg. She is also a longtime Producer and Director for Termite TV Collective’s “Living Documentary” series, a program of experimental and activist media that challenges the status quo and provides an alternative to corporate media.
Knowles' work has been screened at festivals, galleries and museums including Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, the Museum of Modern Art, Anthology Film Archives, Portland PDX Film Festival, the Athens International Film & Video Festival as well as on Free Speech TV and PBS. She has a BA in Art History from Vassar College, an MAH in Media Study & Art History from the University at Buffalo and an MFA in Film Media Arts from Temple University.