Matt Hanson

A photo of Matt Hanson

Full-Time Lecturer

School of Communication, Media and Theatre Arts

714K Pray Harrold


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Matthew Hanson is originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan and now resides in Ypsilanti. As an educator at Eastern Michigan University, Hanson teaches audio production and film studies courses in the area of electronic media and film and has been with the University since 1997. Hanson has been a professional recording engineer/producer for over 20 years. He has recorded Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recipient Ron Asheton, Pulitzer prize-winner William Bolcom and has worked with producer Tim Patalan on recordings by the bands Sponge and Hoarse.

Interests and Expertise

Hanson's research interests include:

  • Italian Cinema
  • non-linear film narrative
  • Rock and Roll cinema

He has presented at BEA on the subjects of University Film Festivals and Reality Television and at Wayne State's Graduate Conference on the theme of Carnivale in the films of Federico Fellini.