Marie Drennan

Associate Professor
Advisor: BECA major, Minor in Video Game Studies, scriptwriting, media theory
Email: mdrennan@sfsu.edu
Location: Marcus Hall Building Room 349
Office Hours:
Mon: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Zoom or In-Person, By Appointment
Wed: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Zoom or In-Person, By Appointment
Thu: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Zoom or In-Person, By Appointment

Both Zoom and in-person meetings require an appointment, which you can schedule up to two weeks in advance on Calendly; your confirmation email will have the Zoom info.

Professor Drennan teaches courses in scriptwriting for television, web series, and short-format audio and video, with a specialty in sitcoms and satire; writing for interactive media and videogames; and media theory/critical study of popular culture with a focus on the theories of Marx, Gramsci, and Adorno.

She is an advisor for the BECA Department and also for the Minor in Video Games Studies.

She holds an M.A. in Radio and Television, an M.A. in English with a concentration in Creative Writing, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing, all from San Francisco State University.

Her interests include old-school RPGs (playing D&D since 1976!), utopias and dystopias, tarot cards, anarchist theory, labor organization and unions, and her three best imaginary friends: Dwight Schrute, Moira Rose, and Lucille Bluth.

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