Department Contacts

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The faculty of the film and media studies is dedicated to increasing your insight into one of the principal forms of art and communication in the contemporary era.

Caroline Fache

  • Chair & Associate Professor of French & Francophone Studies | Associate Professor of Africana Studies | Bacca Professor of Humanities | Chair of Global Literary Theory
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Zoran Kuzmanovich

  • Professor of English
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Neil Lerner

  • Chair & Professor of Music

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • History of film music, television music, and video game music
  • Music in science fiction and horror films
  • Music and disability studies


Sloan Music Center 108

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Amanda Martinez

  • Chair & Associate Professor of Communication Studies | Associate Professor of Sociology | Speaking Center Director

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Media Effects
  • Race & Stereotypes
  • Culture & Health Communication
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Maggie McCarthy

  • Professor of German Studies | Chair of Film & Media Studies

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Contemporary German Literature and Film
  • Feminism
  • Film Studies
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Paul Miller

  • Associate Professor of English
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Luis Peña

  • Professor of Hispanic Studies
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Vivian Shen

  • Professor of Chinese Studies
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Meg Sawicki

  • Departmental Coordinator


Carolina Inn 101 (Tuesdays & Wednesdays)
Chambers 2135 (Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays)

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Research Affiliate

Sarah Waheed

  • Research Affiliate

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • India, Pakistan
  • Gender History
  • Global History
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