Assistant Professor & Director of Film Studies
Pronouns: He, him, his
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
F 10-12:00pm, email for virtual or phone appointment
University of Northern Colorado
Department of English
Campus Box 109
Greeley, CO 80639
- B.A., Kenyon College
- M.A. & Ph.D., University of Chicago
- Assistant Professor, UNC (2016-present)
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Oberlin College (2013-2016)
Research/Areas of Interest
Aesthetics, classical film theory, studio-era Hollywood cinema, slapstick film comedy,
early and silent cinema, Turkish cinema, cinema and twentieth-century visual culture.
- Accidental Specificity: Slapstick Comedy and Its Medium (under contract with SUNY Press).
- “Circuits of Memory: The Films of Richard Myers,” PUSH: MOCA Cleveland (Summer 2016).
- “Frank Tashlin’s Jackson Pollock,” Modernist Cultures 11.2 (Summer 2016), 243-267.
- “Views from the Rustbelt: Cleveland’s Industrial History” and “The Films of Richard
Myers,” World Film Locations: Cleveland, ed. Alberto Zambenedetti (London: Intellect Books, Fall 2016).
- “Postscript to ‘The Is in What Is Cinema?: On Bazin and Cavell,’” Cinema Journal (Spring 2016).
- “Slapstick Comedy” and “Buster Keaton,” The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism (Spring 2016).
- “The Is in What Is Cinema?: On Bazin and Cavell,” Cinema Journal 55.2 (Winter 2016), 25-42.
- “Review of Kaja Silverman, The Miracle of Analogy,” Critical Inquiry (Winter 2016).
- “Seeing Soldiers, Seeing Persons: Wittgenstein, Film Theory, and Charlie Chaplin’s
Shoulder Arms,” The Philosophy of War Films, ed. David LaRocca (University of Kentucky Press, 2016), 179-201.
- “Accidental Specificity: Modernism from Clement Greenberg to Frank Tashlin,” LOLA 4 (Fall 2013).
- “Review of Michael North, Machine-Age Comedy,” Senses of Cinema 59 (Summer 2011).