Abbreviated. For a PDF of complete vita, click here.
2018 – Present
Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature
The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
2013 – 2017
Assistant Professor of Media and Communication Studies
The Catholic University of America
“Don’t call it advertising: the thinly veiled history of non-theatrical film in the United States,” Screen Advertising Workshop, Sigtuna Foundation, Sigtuna, Sweden.
“‘To See Yourself As Others See You’: The Persistence of the Local in Screen Media,” Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma.
“Reclaiming the Local Film: Artifacts, Archives, and Audiences,” Boston Film Colloquium, Northeastern University.
“‘The Best Advertisement Will Never Be Written’: The Advertising Film Before Commercial Broadcasting.” Special Collections in Mass Media & Culture, University of Maryland.
Introduction to Film Analysis, Histories of Moviegoing, Documentary Film, Contemporary Global Cinema, American Cinema to 1960, Useful Cinema.