Erkki Huhtamo (1958) is a media historian and theorist, working as a professor at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Departments of Design Media Arts, and Film, Television, and Digital Media. He received his Ph.D. in cultural history from the University of Turku, Finland. Huhtamo is also a specialist in the history and aesthetics of media arts.
- editor, with Jussi Parikka, Media Archaeology: Approaches, Applications, and Implications, University of California, 2011.
- Illusions in Motion, MIT Press, 2013.
- "Resurrecting the Technological Past: An Introduction to the Archeology of Media Art", InterCommunication 14 (1995).
- Alien Intelligence in Kiasma/Helsinki/Erkki Huhtamo Interview, Nettime, 18 Feb 2000.