Faculty

Below are listed the Film and Media Studies Faculty, their departmental affiliations and the FMS/Cinema Studies Courses they typically teach.

Please note that AMS courses are housed within the American Studies Program; LAW courses are housed within the Law and Justice Program; GMS are housed courses within the Global Studies Program; BHP courses are housed within the Baccalaureate Honors Program.

Cynthia Lucia, FMS Program Director, Department of English
ENG 284 Language of Film Analysis; ENG 381 Studies in Film Genre; ENG 382 Comparative Film Directors; ENG 383 Survey in National Cinemas; ENG 384 Film Adaptation; ENG 484 Seminar in Cinema Studies; AMS 214 The Films of Stanley Kubrick; AMS 214 New York Directors: Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese, and Spike Lee; LAW 395 Women Lawyers in Film; LAW 405 Crime and Justice in the Media; FMS 300 Special Topics in Film and Media Studies

FMS Program Steering Committee

 

 

Rebecca Basham, Department of English
ENG 312 Creative Writing: Screen Writing

 

Barry Janes, Department of Communication and Journalism
COM 328 Sitcoms in American Culture; COM 131 Fundamentals of Video Production; COM 331 Television Production

Jerry Rife, Department of Fine Arts
MUS 309 Film Music

Thomas Simonet, Department of Communication and Journalism
COM 291 Documentary Film; COM 234 Audio Production

FMS Program Faculty

 

Richard Butsch, Department of Sociology
SOC 252 Media, Culture and Society; expected: FMS 340 Film and Media Audiences

Matthew Goldie, Department of English
ENG 280 Special Topics: Film Memory

 

James Guimond, Department of English
LAW 204 Law, Literature and Film in America; LAW 405 Crime and Justice in the Media

 

Shawn Kildea, Department of Communication and Journalism
COM 131 Fundamentals of Video Production; COM 331 Television Production

Linda Materna, Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures
SPA 412 Hispanic Theater and Film

Graham McKinley, Department of Communication and Journalism
COM 234 Audio Production

Miriam Mills, Department of Fine Arts
THE 200 Acting for the Camera

Mary Poteau-Tralie, Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures
FRE 422 Cultural Expression in French Film and Television

Frank Rusciano, Department of Political Science
POL 306 Political Film

Roberta Fiske-Rusciano, Department of Political Science
GMS 306 Ethnographic Film

Margaret Schleissner, Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures
GER 307 German Literature and Film, LIT 322 German Literature and Film in English Translation

Barry Seldes, Department of Political Science
BHP 300 Cultural Politics: Cinema, Spectacle, Literature

 

John Suler, Department of Psychology
PSY 375 Psychology and Film

Jack Sullivan, Department of English/Director, American Studies Program
AMS 214 Steven Spielberg in America; AMS 214 American Gothic; AMS 215 Alfred Hitchcock in America

 

Alison Thomas-Cottingham, Department of Psychology
PSY 375 Psychology and Film