Dr. Myrton Running Wolf holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from The University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, a Master of Arts degree from Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, and a Ph.D. in Theater and Performance Studies from Stanford University. Behind-the-scenes, Myrton worked in Production Management for Walt Disney Studio’s ABC Television Group on primetime network series “LOST”, “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Private Practice”, “Brothers & Sisters”, and “Criminal Minds”. He was also a Creative Producer for The CW and NBC network television affiliates. His professional performance experience includes roles in feature films “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”, “The New World”, “Into the West”, several network television programs, and theater productions in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Bay Area. As an award-winning writer/director/producer, his film and stage work has played across the country. Before joining the faculty here at the Reynolds School of Journalism, as an academic scholar, Myrton taught at Stanford and Occidental College, lectured at Vassar College and Santa Clara University, and led workshops on media production, theater making, identity politics, and the politics of ethnic minority inclusion/participation in mainstream media at numerous tribal and junior colleges.
To see samples of his work, please visit: www.myrtonrunningwolf.com