Jesse Epstein, M.A.
Instructor, Digital Multimedia Design, Department Chair
For over 35 years, Professor Jesse Epstein has been an award winning documentary film and video producer. Presently he serves the Graduate School of Technology as Chair of the Master of Arts program in Web and Multimedia Design. He also serves as Deputy Chair of Touro College's Computer Science Department, supervising and teaching courses in the Digital Multimedia Design Major. He is an active member of the Faculty Accreditation Committee of the Touro Graduate School of Education and a member of the Touro Graduate Division Enrollment Management Committee. He has also served on the adjunct faculties of the New School and New York University. He is currently a co-owner of the media production company, J&G Media LLC and has served for 35 years as Executive Producer for Advocate Films Inc. Professor Epstein has worked in all aspects of media production, including writing, photography, music, cinematography, computer-based design, and non-linear editing. In Cleveland Ohio, he co-owned a media and graphic design company that produced projects for a variety of clients in industry, government, health and human services and the arts. Professor Epstein was a long-time adjunct professor at the Cleveland Institute of Art, teaching courses in film, video and multi-media production. For 12 years, he chaired the selection committee for independent short films for the Cleveland International Film Festival and led workshops for the Cleveland Film Society. A graduate of Antioch College and The New School, Professor Epstein pursued graduate studies in Sociology at Harvard University on a Danforth Foundation Fellowship with special studies at MIT with Richard Leacock in documentary filmmaking.
B.A. in Sociology, Antioch College
M.A. in Media Studies and Film, The New School
Video Production Studio
Computer Graphic Design
Media and Culture
Foundations and History of Design
Photography for Web Designers
Children, Technology, and Media Literacy