Kaelie Thompson

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SAC Grad Student Kaelie Thompson

Doctoral Student

Phone: 734-764-0147
krthomps@umich.edu

  • Fields of Study
    • Studio Era American Cinema
    • Gender and Sexuality in Film, Television and Media
    • Cultural Studies
    • British Heritage Productions
    • Adaptations
    • Adolescence in Film and Television
    • Spectatorship
  • About

    Kaelie’s current work and research revolves around representations of gender in film and television. More specifically, she is interested in how such representations are informed by and potentially reform social and cultural customs. Kaelie also expresses avid interest in American and British period productions and adaptations such as <i>Jane Eyre</i>. In her spare time Kaelie embraces her Celtic heritage with Highland and Irish dancing as well as a love for all things Scottish, including bagpipes!

  • Education
    • M.A. in English, Oakland University, 2014
    • B.A. in Cinema Studies, Oakland University, 2012
    • B.A. in English, Alma College, 2007
  • Works-In-Progress
    • “The Suspense-Thriller’s Pygmalion Complex: Male Desire in Vertigo<\i> (1958), Les Biches (1968), and Body Double (1984).” Classical Myth on Screen. Ed. M. Cyrano and M. Sanfran. Forthcoming.