Nathaniel Bouman M.F.A.

Title: Assistant Professor

Degrees: M.F.A., Film, Columbia University B.A., English, Vassar College

Telephone: 607-436-3303

Course History:

  1. Documentary Tradition
    (MCOM 279)
  2. Introduction to Media Law and Regulation
    (MCOM 105)
  3. Writing for Radio, TV, and Film
    (MCOM 252)

Other Information:

None provided



Professional Interests:

  • Documentary production
  • Screenwriting
  • Cinematography
  • The experimental and documentary work of the filmmaker Werner Herzog
  • Mass media's role in the social construction of reality

Hobbies and Personal Interests:

  • Apples
  • The Flanks (greatest dirty-country-folk band ever)
  • Craft distilleries
  • Good books
  • Building stuff of questionable aesthetic or practical value


Major Program areas

Communication Studies

introduces students to the theories and practices of oral communication and persuasion. Students in this major usually seek careers in business related fields, as well as corporate communication, advertising, sales, public relations, and events management.


Mass Communication

is designed to meet the needs of students who seek careers in the fields of broadcasting, journalism, film, audio production and video production.