Jon Mabee (M.F.A., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale) is an award-winning writer and filmmaker who teaches courses in film and TV production, analysis, and critique at Missouri State University - Springfield, Missouri.


His research interests include politics and political communication; race, gender, stereotypes, class, and its construction and representation in media; and nerd culture. He has written and directed several films and TV shows, has worked as a 2nd- and 1st Assistant Director, Production Manager, and as a professional cinematographer, videographer, and photographer.

Having served in the United States Navy during the start of the wars in both Afghanistan and Iraq (1999-2003), his work and research has also focused on veterans issues like: PTSD, veteran suicide, and the inadequate veterans healthcare system.

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