Joe Kickasola

Joe Kickasola China Associate Professor
Director of the Baylor Communication in New York Program

Contact Information:

Phone: Information on the NY program is posted on the program Web site. Please email Dr. Kickasola with further questions. For enrolled program participants with questions regarding registration, fee payment, or other logistical matters, please contact Marilyn Spivey at 254.710.1621.

Office: New York City
Office Hours: Office Hours in New York are set differently every semester, contingent on student internship schedules.

Mailing Address:

11-19 30th Rd.
Astoria, NY 11102

Joseph Kickasola Vitae 2009


  • B.A., B. Mus., Covenant College
  • M.A., Communication, Regent University
  • Ph.D., Communication, Regent University


Professor Kickasola is the author of The Films of Krzysztof Kieslowski: The Liminal Image (Continuum, 2004). Select publications include articles in Quarterly Review of Film and Video, Journal of Moving Image Studies, and several forthcoming anthologies focused on the cinema as it intersects with epistemology, religion, and metaphysics. In addition to his academic publishing, Dr. Kickasola has directed and/or produced film and video projects for distribution and/or broadcast around the world. He lives in New York City, where he runs the Baylor Communication in NY program, a unique combination of study-abroad and internship experiences, aimed at giving students the skills and experience to compete in the world's top communication companies. He returns to Baylor for meetings, recruitment, and teaching several times a year. Email him for an appointment to see him on his next scheduled trip back.

Teaching/Research Interests

  • Film Theory
  • Media and Culture
  • Religion and Film
  • Film Production