Screen Arts and Cultures Faculty listing


Hubert I. Cohen (Residential College/Screen Arts and Cultures), Narrative Literature, Westerns, Nordic cinema, Religion in Film

Susan J. Douglas (Catherine Neafie Kellogg Professor of Communication, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor) (Communication Studies), the history of broadcasting in the United States and the representations of gender in the media

Geoff Eley (Sylvia L. Thrupp Collegiate Professor of Comparative History) (History), German history, modern Europe, historiography, cultural studies

Caryl Flinn, Music in film and media, American film (esp. genre film), film theory, cultural studies, feminist and critical theory, west European cinema, kitsch/camp and queer film studies

Laurence A. Goldstein (English), 19th-Century Literature, Creative Writing

Daniel Herwitz (Philosophy) (Mary Fair Croushore Professor of Humanities; Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor), European Avant-Garde, Aesthetics, Culture of Modernism and Postmodernism, Wittgenstein, Poststructuralism, Postcolonial Theory, Film and Philosophy

Amanda Lotz (Communication Studies), Media institutions and media criticism, feminist media studies, U.S. television studies

Lisa Nakamura (American Culture/Screen Arts and Culture) (Gwendolyn Calvert Baker Collegiate Professor of American Culture and Screen Arts), Digital Media Theory, Digital Game Studies, Ethnic Studies, Feminist Theory, Film and Television Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Race and Gender in New Media

Abé Mark Nornes (Asian Languages and Cultures / Screen Arts and Cultures), Documentary, Japanese cinema

Yeidy M. Rivero (Screen Arts & Culture / American Culture), Television studies, race and media, global media, Latino/a, Spanish Caribbean, Latin American, and African diaspora studies

Johannes von Moltke (Germanic Languages and Literatures / Screen Arts and Cultures), German Cinema, Film Theory, and Cultural Studies

Associate Professors

Giorgio Bertellini (Screen Arts and Cultures / Romance Languages and Literatures), Silent film; Italian, North American and Eastern European cinema; Intersections of Gender and Racial Culture; Immigration; National Identity and International Film Culture

Herbert Eagle (Slavic Languages and Literatures), Russian literature, Slavic and East European film, literary theory

Daniel C. Herbert, Film Theory, History, and Criticism

Sheila Murphy, Digital Media Studies, Video Games, TV Studies and Theory

Matthew Solomon, film history, film theory, film and the other arts, early and silent cinema, classic Hollywood

Assistant Professors

Colin Gunckel(Screen Arts & Cultures / American Culture), American film history, Chicano/Latino film and media, Mexican Cinema

Tung-Hui Hu, Experimental film and media; creative writing (poetry); critical theory

Candace Moore, American Film History, American Television history, Cultures of Consumption, Feminist and Queer Media Studies

Aswin Punathambekar, Media institutions, globalization, new media and media convergence, postcolonial theory and criticism, contemporary South Asia and South Asian diaspora

Damon Young, Theories of Film and Digital Media; French Cinema; Critical and Cultural Theory; Feminist & Queer Theory; Documentary

Senior Lecturers

James Burnstein, Screenwriting

Robert Rayher, Motion Picture Production Emphasizing Dramatic Narrative Techniques

Terri Sarris, Video, Television, and Film Production


Victor Fanucchi, Screenwriting as Literature

Dawn Hollison, Media Production

Mark Kligerman, History of American cinema, Film Genres, and Authorship Studies

Terry Lawson, Screenwriting

Chris McNamara, Computer Animation

Daniel Shere, Screenwriting

Oliver Thornton, Screenwriting for Television

Veerendra Prasad, Screenwriting

Professor Emeritus of Screen Arts and Cultures

Richard Abel (Robert Altman Collegiate Professor of International Film and Media), Silent French & American Cinema; International Film & Media, Exhibition/Promotion/Reception

Professors Emeriti of Film and Video Studies

Frank E. Beaver (Film & Video Studies / Communications) (Arthur F. Thurnau Professor),Film history, film production

Ira Konigsberg (English Language & Literature / Film & Video Studies), Fiction, Film, Critical Theory


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