Faculty

Michelle Stewart, Ph.D.michelle_stewart.jpg

Chair, Associate Professor of Cinema Studies
School of Film and Media Studies


Office: Music Building, Room 0062
Tel: (914) 251-6860
Fax: (914) 251-6875
Email: michelle.stewart@purchase.edu

Education:
B.A. Music, Stanford University
M.A. Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
Ph.D. Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota

Areas of Expertise:
Transnational cinema; postcolonial film; critical and cultural theory; critical media studies; politics and film; documentary film; race and representation; feminist film theory; popular music; culture and globalization.

Honors and Awards:
Junior Faculty Development Leave (Spring 2005)
UUP Professional Development Grant (2003, 2005)
Purchase Faculty Support Grant (2003, 2004, 2005)
J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship - Canada (1999-2000)
Canadian Embassy Graduate Research Grant (2000)

Courses Taught:
Cinematic Expression I & II
Contemporary Global Cinema
Cinema and Revolution
Documentary Film and Theory
Film Sound: technique and Theory
Methods in Film Criticism
Culture and Society in the West II
College Writing