BA (cum laude), University of Rochester. Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, NYU in Paris. MFA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University.
Specializes in gender, race, sexuality, and class in film and media; women’s and gender history; social and cultural history of the United States and Europe; cinema and media studies. Worked in television, film, and media development at The Polone Company and Hearst Entertainment. Contributor to the Bancroftania, University of California, Berkeley. Advisor to “Women Film Pioneers Project,” Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, Columbia University. Advisor to MoMA’s “To Save and Project” film series. Member of Women Writing Women’s Lives, CUNY; Advisory Board, CBC of the American Museum of Natural History; Columbia University School of the Arts Advisory Council. SLC, 2011-
Courses taught in History
Courses taught in Women's History Program
- Women/ Gender, Race and Sexuality in Film: History and Theory
- Women/Gender, Race, Class and Sexuality in Film: History and Feminist Film Theory