Faculty

Co-Directors

Maurizio Viano
PNW 314
781.283.2619

Winifred Wood
PNW 313
781.283.2407

Professor

Maurizio Viano

Assistant Professor

Nicholas Knouf

Senior Lecturer

Winifred Wood

Participating Faculty

Patricia Berman (Art History)
Margaret Carroll (Art History)
Elena Creef (Women's and Gender Studies) 
Anastasia Karakasidou (Anthropology)
David Kelley (Studio Art)
Flavia Laviosa (Italian)
Irene Mata (Women's and Gender Studies)
Deborah Matzner (Anthropology) 
Codruta Morari (French) 
Salem Mekuria (Studio Art)
David Teng Olsen (Studio Art) 
Thomas Nolden (German)
Anjali Prabhu (French)
Vernon Shetley (English)
Mingwei Song (East Asian Languages and Cultures)
Eve Zimmerman (East Asian Languages and Cultures)

 

Administrative Assistants

Lisa Priest
Debra Carbarnes
JAC 254
781.283.2042 and 781.283.2043

 

Cinema & Media Studies Faculty

  • Nicholas A. Knouf

    Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies

    B.S., California Institute of Technology; S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Cornell University

    Media scholar and artist researching noise, interferences, sound, information, and affect in media of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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  • Maurizio S. Viano

    Professor of Cinema and Media Studies

    Laurea in Lettere Moderne, University of Genova; Ph.D., University of Oregon

    Professor of cinema and media studies doing research on Surrealism, the Neo-Baroque, and the cinema of Raúl Ruiz, and teaching film history and European cinema.

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  • Winifred Jane Wood

    Senior Lecturer in the Writing Program

    B.A., University of Illinois (Urbana); M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Amherst)

    Interests: language, writing, media, film. How students learn to write; how writing differs across settings; electronic discourse.

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Video & Media Production Faculty

  • David Kelley

    Assistant Professor of Art

    B.A., Trinity College; M.F.A., University of California (Irvine)

    Artist doing work at the intersection of photography, performance, video, and critical studies.

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  • Salem Mekuria

    Professor of Art

    B.A., Macalester College; M.A., San Francisco State University

    Independent film producer, writer, director and video installation artist who teaches film history and video production.

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  • Dave Olsen in studio

    David Olsen

    Assistant Professor of Art

    B.F.A., University of Washington (Seattle); M.A., M.F.A., University of Wisconsin (Madison)

    New media artist interested in collaborative and interactive experiences using both traditional and experimental visual techniques.

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Contact Us

Department of Cinema and Media Studies

Pendleton West
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

Nicholas Knouf
Assistant Professor, PNW 313
nknouf@wellesley.edu
Tel: 781.283.2105


Maurizio Viano
Co-Director, PNW 314
mviano@wellesley.edu
Tel: 781.283.2619


Winifred Wood
Co-Director, PNW 319
Tel: 781.283.2407
wwood@wellesley.edu


Debra Carbarnes
and Lisa Priest

Administrative Assistants
Tel:  781.283.2042
Fax: 781.283.3647