Department Contacts

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Faculty

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.

Randolph Benson

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Film & Media Studies

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Documentary Filmmaking
  • Narrative Filmmaking
  • Screenwriting
Randolph Benson

Neil Lerner

  • 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

nelerner@davidson.edu

704-894-2850

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
Amanda Martinez

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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Alan Michael Parker

  • Douglas Houchens Professor of English

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Contemporary Literature
  • The Arts
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Luis Peña

  • Professor of Hispanic Studies
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Vivian Shen

  • Professor of Chinese Studies
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Staff

Susan Archer

  • Department Coordinator

suarcher@davidson.edu

704-894-3109

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Chambers 2140

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