Instructor Richie Meyer | Seattle Central College - Continuing Education

Richie's Background

Dr. Richie Meyer teaches film at several Universities and produces motion pictures.

He co-produced Amore Tra Le Rovine (Love Among The Ruins) shot on location in Ferrara, Italy, which was released in the Unites States in 2015.

In 2012 and 2013, he was Visiting Scholar at the New Zealand Film Archive.

He became the Distinguished Fellow of Film and Media Studies at Arizona State University in 2007 and the Distinguished Fulbright Professor at I’Universita’ del Piemonte Orientale Amedeo Avogadro in Italy for the spring 2005 trimester.

Dr Meyer is Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Professor of Telecommunications Emeritus at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana and Visiting Professor at the Center for Journalism and Media Studies at the University of Hong Kong.

In 2001, he was a Fellow of the Asian Cultural Council in Hong Kong and a Fulbright Scholar at National Chengchi University in Taiwan.

Dr. Meyer received his BA and MA Degrees from Stanford University and his Ph.D. from New York University.

His post-doctoral fellowships were at Columbia University and the East-West Center in Honolulu.

He has taught a variety of subjects dealing with all aspects of film and media.

Dr. Meyer recently received his third Fulbright and will be the Distinguished Chair of Film and Media at the University of Leeds in the UK.

In addition to his cinema work, Dr. Meyer was CEO of several public broadcasting organizations including KCTS/9 in Seattle.

Richie's Teaching Style & Approach

How do you present material to students?

Lecture and self-discovery among students.

How you interact and work with students?

Questions are welcome at any time. Class discussion and the exchange of ideas are my trademarks.

What kind of classroom dynamic do you promote?

Freedom of discussion.