Branden Buehler is a media studies scholar whose research centers around sports media, with a particular focus on sports television and sports media industries. He teaches a variety of media studies courses within the Visual and Sound Media program, including classes such as "Evolution of Film Art," "Introduction to Media Studies," "Introduction to Visual Theory & Technique," and "Sports, Media, and Culture." He received his Ph.D. in Cinema and Media Studies from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.
- Ph.D., University of Southern California
- M.A., Georgetown University
- B.A., Cornell University
- "Independent Sports Television in the Networked Era." Television & New Media.
- "Alternative Telecasts and the Ongoing Fracturing of Sports Television." Journal of Sports Media 15, no. 2 (Fall 2020): 117-135.
- "Sports Television and the Continuing Search for Alternative Programming." International Journal of Sport Communication 13, no. 3 (September 2020): 566-574.
- "White-Collar Play: Reassessing Managerial Sports Games." The Velvet Light Trap 81 (Spring 2018): 4-17.
- "Manufacturing 'Football Realism' in the Studio Era." Journal of Sport History 43, no. 1 (Spring 2016): 1-20.
- "The Documentary as 'Quality' Sports Television." In Sporting Realities: Critical Readings of the Sports Documentary, eds. Samantha N. Sheppard and Travis Vogan, 11-34. University of Nebraska Press, 2020.
- "Queer Acknowledgements," with Rox Samer. In Mapping Queer Space(s) of Praxis and Pedagogy, edited by Elizabeth A. McNeil, James E. Wermers, and Joshua O. Lunn, 21-38. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.