I teach Film & Screen Studies at Syracuse University, where I am an associate professor of English in the College of Arts & Sciences and affiliated with the Goldring Arts Journalism Program.

Research & Teaching Areas

  • Film history and criticism

  • Film and media theory

  • Performance and star studies

  • Authorship and director studies

  • Hollywood cinema of the studio era

  • Styles and genres

  • Identity, difference, and representation

  • American modernism, modernity, and mass culture