David Sedman

Film & Media Arts

Associate Professor of Film and Media Arts
Associate Dean for Finance and Operations, Meadows School of the Arts







David Sedman represents Meadows’ instructional areas within the college governance structure, including continued refinement of the University Curriculum, providing oversight in the School’s administrative development and playing an active role as the University redraws its technology roadmap.

Dr. Sedman has published articles related to new technology in publications including the Journal of Broadcast and Electronic MediaStandards Engineering and the Journal of Media Economics. He has also authored numerous book chapters on topics ranging from video production to telecommunications regulation. Dr. Sedman's teaching areas include new communication technology, broadcast and film history and electronic media policy.


Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
M.A. and B.S., Southern Illinois University

Recent Work

Papers delivered at national organizations/conferences including Film and History, Broadcast Education Association and Educause.

Recipient of Golden Key Award for teaching excellence and the H.O.P.E. Award

Course list

Has taught 25 different courses for SMU including Technology & Mass Media, Media & Culture, and Telecommunications Policy. 
David Sedman