I produce multimedia works that imagine how academic scholarship works as an audio/visual medium. I also occasionally work as a commercial writer and director.
I teach a wide variety of courses in film/media studies from introductory courses to advanced production seminars.
Recent courses I've offered include:
- ENGL 130 - Introduction to Film/Media Studies
- ENGL 234 - History of Hollywood,
- ENGL 337 - Film Theory
- ENGL 339 - Seminar in Film/Video Production
- ENGL 336 - Auteurs: Hitchcock and Lynch
- Ph.D., Florida
- Film and media studies
Current Projects and Research Interests
- Film studies textbook for Bedford/St. Martins
A Fair(y) Use Tale (distributed by The Media Education Foundation)
Tracking Theory (distributed by VECTORS)
Landscape and Memory (with Renee Gosson; distributed by Third World Newsreel)
"A Review of 'Dziga Vertov: Defining Documentary Film,'" Quarterly Review of Film and Video (27.4, 2010): 337 – 340
"A Manifesto for Critical Media," Mediascape (Spring, 2008)
"Movables, Movies, and Mobility," Early Popular Visual Culture (5.1, April 2007) 71 – 91.
"Chronophotography and The Digital Image," Arret Sur Image (Francois Albera, Andre Gaudreault, and Marta Braun, eds., Luasanne, Switzerland: Payot, 2002) 335 - 345. Recently translated into Italian for Oltre il cinema. Per una nuova storia dei media dalla pre-televisione a Internet, forthcoming 2011, Dino Audino Editore.
Film Theory into Practice, an introductory textbook for Bedford/St. Martin's.