Hollis Griffin teaches and researches television, new media, and cultural politics, particularly as they intersect with affect, sexuality, and questions of space/place. His book, Feeling Normal: Sexuality and Media Criticism in the Digital Age (Indiana, 2017), was named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2017 by Choice, the publication of the American Library Association. Hollis has published research in New Media & Society, International Journal of Cultural Studies, Journal of Cinema and Media Studies, Feminist Media Histories, Popular Communication, Television & New Media, Journal of Popular Film and Television and the anthologies Ryan Murphy’s Queer America (Routledge, 2022), The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication (Routledge, 2019), and The Companion to Reality Television (Wiley, 2014). His next book project examines the role of television in the gentrification of New York City in the 1970s and 1980s. Hollis is active in the field of media studies, having served as Associate Editor for the journal Communication, Culture, and Critique, as well as on the editorial boards of Television & New Media, Film Criticism and Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, where he was Secretary.
Television Studies in Queer Times. Ed. New York: Routledge, 2023.
"The Politics of Merely Following: Witnessing AIDS on Instagram." New Media & Society 24.1 (2022): 90-104.
"It’s a Sin: AIDS as Incipient Crisis." European Journal of Cultural Studies (2022): 13675494221097135.
“I Always Knew I Wasn’t Gonna Be Long on this Earth: Pose and the AIDS Crisis,” Ryan Murphy’s Queer America. Brenda R. Weber and David Greven, Eds. New York: Routledge, 2022. 185-196.
"Living Through It: Anger, Laughter, and Internet Memes in Dark Times." International Journal of Cultural Studies 24.3 (2021): 381-397.
“The Politics of Sexuality in Mediated Cities,” The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication. Zlatan Krajna and Deborah Stevenson, Eds. New York: Routledge, 2019. 456- 465.