Eric Herhuth Assistant Professor Department of Communication Tulane University

Eric Herhuth

Associate Professor
421 Newcomb Hall


University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Ph.D.


Research Interests

  • Animation and Cinema Studies
  • Aesthetics and Politics
  • Film Theory
  • Media Theory
  • Modernity and Globalization

Selected Publications

“Overloading, Incongruity, Animation: A Theory of Caricature and Caricatural Logic in Contemporary Media,” Theory & Event 21.3 (July 2018).

Pixar and the Aesthetic Imagination: Animation, Storytelling, and Digital Culture, (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017).

“The Politics of Animation and the Animation of Politics,” Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal 11.1 (March 2016): 4–22.


  • The History of Animation
  • Digital Cinema
  • Spectacular Cinema