Cinema & Media Studies Faculty

  • Associate Professor of Cinema & Media Studies and French

    B.A., Babes-Bolyai University (Romania), B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Paris III

    Film Theory and Media Aesthetics, French Culture and Intellectual History, Media Ecologies, History of Ideas, Ecocriticism, Environmental Humanities.


  • Visiting Lecturer in Cinema & Media Studies

    B.A., Cornell University; M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Washington

    Visiting Lecturer in Cinema & Media Studies


  • Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Cinema & Media Studies

    B.A., Princeton University; M.A., Université Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris 3); Ph.D., Yale University

    Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Cinema & Media Studies


Video & Media Production Faculty

  • Assistant Professor of Art

    B.Arch, University of Houston; M.F.A, New York University

    Video and installation artist working at the intersection of landscape, history, and memory.


  • Associate 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.


  • Visiting Lecturer in Art

    B.A., Emerson College ; M.F.A., Tufts University

    Photographic artist working with appropriated imagery to explore anthropocentrism through the lens of landscape photography and social media. 


Associate Professor
Cinema & Media Studies Faculty
Visiting Lecturer
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Participating Faculty
Patricia Berman (Art History)
Margaret Carroll (Art History)
Elena Creef (Women's and Gender Studies)
Anjeana Hans (German)
Claudia Joskowicz (Studio Art)
Anastasia Karakasidou (Anthropology)
Flavia Laviosa (Italian)
Irene Mata (Women's and Gender Studies)
David Teng Olsen (Studio Art) 
Thomas Nolden (German)
Anjali Prabhu (French)
Vernon Shetley (English)
Mingwei Song (East Asian Languages and Cultures)
William Van Beckum (Studio Art)
Administrative Staff - office JAC 254
Program Coordinator
Academic Administrator


CAMS Faculty Emeritus

  • 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.


  • Senior Lecturer Emerita 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.