CSULB FEA Department Office: UTC 104      Phone: 562-985-5404     Fax: 562-985-5405

FEA Faculty

Department Chair
Jerry Mosher

Administrative Coordinator
Donna Thomas

Academic Advisor
Lorenzo Gutiérrez-Jarquin

Faculty
Jack Anderson
Tom Blomquist
Sharyn Blumenthal
Jerry Mosher
Micheal C. Pounds
Jose Sanchez-H

Lecturers: Media Production
Fletcher Beasley
Dennis Burke
Christopher Cain
Kent Hayward
John Muto
Dave O'Brien
Kevin O'Brien
Stu Rosen
Philip Schwartz
Morgan Stiff
Jack Tucker

Lecturers: Screenwriting
Bonnie Blackburn
Morgan Land
Adam Moore
W. Reed Moran
Sarah Tatting-Kinzy

Lecturers: Critical Studies
Erica Aguero
Rowena Aquino
Robert Finney
Jennifer Moorman
David O'Grady
Jennifer Porst
Noelia Saenz
Larry Smith
Laurel Westrup
Jonathan Wysocki

Technical Staff
Steve Hubbert
Robert Rhyu

Larry Smith

Larry Smith
Office:FA1 201B
Office Hours:  By appointment
Phone:
E-mail:burnt.swamp@verizon.net

Larry Smith (Lumbee Nation) is an accomplished producer, publicist and co-host of Pacifica's and KPFK's AMERICAN INDIAN AIRWAVES, the longest running Indigenous radio program in the country. He has had the honor to interview such noted figures as: Sherman Alexie, James S Anaya, Noam Chomsky, Jack Forbes, Andrea Smith, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Haunani-Kay Trask, David E. Wilkins and Robert Williams, just to name a few. For his work in Indigenous media, Larry Smith and AMERICAN INDIAN AIRWAVES received special recognition in 2007 by the Bolivian government's La Prefectura del Departamento de La Paz (The Prefecture of the Department of Peace).

In 2009, Mr. Smith, President of the Indigenous Media Institute attended, through special invitation, the National Conference for Media Reform sponsored by Free Press, a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working on media reform. Mr. Smith attended the national conference to discuss Indigenous human rights, media sovereignty and mass media and telecommunications ownership.

Mr. Smith was currently featured in the Indigenous segment of the political documentary FOOLS ON THE HILL whereby he discusses Indigenous, media politics and aesthetics. In addition, segments from the show "American Indian Airwaves" were included in the sound narrative for the newly released film CALIFORNIA INDIANS.

Mr. Smith has established four non-profit public corporations in recent years. He has a M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies. Mr. Smith has taught at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in Mass Media and Communications and in the American Indian Studies programs at Mesa Community College and CSULB. Presently, Mr. Smith teaches Alternative Media and Mass Media and Popular Culture in the Department of Film and Electronic Arts.