Adjunct Professor, Art History, Theory, and Criticism; Visual and Critical Studies (2001). MA, 1963, University of Chicago; PhD, 1981, Northwestern University. Publications: Issues in Feminist Film Criticism; The Jew in American Cinema; Sexual Stratagems: The World of Women and Film. Award: Senior Fulbright Fellowship.

Experience at SAIC

Adjunct Faculty, Department of Art History, Theory and Criticism 2001–2004; Adjunct Full Professor 2005–present

Personal Statement

Ph.D., 1981, Northwestern University in Film Studies; M.A. University of Chicago, in English. Teaching: University of Hong Kong, 1994-2000, Department of Comparative Literature, Senior Lecturer; Dominican University 1977–1994, Professor of Film Studies; Director of Foreign Studies, Rosary College in London, 1989–1990; San Francisco State University, 1986, Visiting Professor; Hebrew University in Jerusalem 1979, Visiting Lecturer. Books: Issues in Feminist Film Criticism (1990, Indiana UP, 4th printing); The Jew in American Cinema (1984, Indiana UP); Sexual Stratagems: The World of Women in Film (1979, Horizon Press); Akira Kurosawa: A Guide to References and Resources (1979, G. K. Hall). Awards: Senior Fulbright Scholar, 2009, Brazil; Senior Fulbright Scholar, 1993, Hong Kong; National Endowment for the Humanities, Film Fellowship, 1986; ICA travel grant to Israel, 1979; ICA travel grant to Japan, 1978.

Editorial Work: Advisory Board, Wayne State UP, Contemporary Film and Television Studies 1999–present, General Editor 1987–1999; advisory editor, Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia, 1994-1998; editorial board, Cinema Journal, 1993-1997; editor in chief, Journal of Film and Video, 1982–1987. Community Service: advisory board Gene Siskel Film Center, 1972–present; board member Asian Art Council/Art Institute of Chicago, 2001–2013; visiting committee on the visual arts University of Chicago, 2002- 2008; trustee Chicago Theological Seminary, 2002–2005.


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