The University of Massachusetts Amherst
Faculty

Faculty

Barbara Zecchi, Professor, Director of Film Studies, UMass Amherst

Barbara Zecchi

Professor & Director of Film Studies -- Iberian and Latin American cinemas, feminist film theory, gender and aging studies, adaptation theory, the videographic essay

bzecchi@umass.edu

(413) 545-3659

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Integrative Learning Center S443


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bzecchi@umass.edu

(413) 545-3659

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Integrative Learning Center S443


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Kevin Anderson

Kevin Anderson

Lecturer, Communication -- Visual anthropology and Ethnographic filmmaking; Reality Television, Documentary Film, and Medical Anthropology

Barton Byg, Professor Emeritus, Founding director of DEFA Film Library, UMass Amherst

Barton Byg

Professor Emeritus - Founding Director of the DEFA Film Library

byg@german.umass.edu

(413) 545-6671


523 Herter Hall


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byg@german.umass.edu

(413) 545-6671


523 Herter Hall


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Anne Cieko

Anne Ciecko

Associate Professor, Communication, Graduate Certificate Director -- Cinemas of the Global South; international co-productions; diasporic audiences; international transmedia stardom

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N.C. Christopher Couch

Senior Lecturer, Comparative Literature -- Latin American art; Graphic Novel and Comic Art

nccouch@complit.umass.edu

(413) 577-1309


325 Herter Hall


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nccouch@complit.umass.edu

(413) 577-1309


325 Herter Hall


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Bruce Geisler

Bruce Geisler

Senior Lecture, Communication -- video production, screenwriting, and documentary filmmaking.

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Olga Gershenson

Professor – Israeli cinema, Holocaust cinema, Soviet film, Horror genre

gershenson@judnea.umass.edu

(413) 545-2550

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733 Herter Hall


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gershenson@judnea.umass.edu

(413) 545-2550

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733 Herter Hall


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Susan Jahoda

Susan Jahoda

Professor, Art -- video, photography, text, performance, installation and research based collaborative projects

sej@art.umass.edu

(413) 545-6803

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Studio Arts Building 257


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sej@art.umass.edu

(413) 545-6803

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Studio Arts Building 257


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Greeley A. Kyle

Greeley A. Kyle

Lecturer, Journalism -- reporting, interviewing, writing, visual storytelling, ethics and broadcast news

gkyle@umass.edu

(413) 545-8779


S439 Integrative Learning Center


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(413) 545-8779


S439 Integrative Learning Center


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Kathryn Lachman, Professor & Director of Comparative Literature Graduate Program, UMass Amherst

Kathryn M. Lachman

Associate Professor, Comparative Literature -- Contemporary French and Francophone film. 

klachman@llc.umass.edu

(413) 545-6703


326 Herter Hall


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klachman@llc.umass.edu

(413) 545-6703


326 Herter Hall


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Don Levine, Associate Professor, UMass Amherst

Don E. Levine

Associate Professor, Comparative Literature -- avant-garde film and theory, include melodrama; film noir; psychoanalytic theory; gay and gender studies

delevine@llc.umass.edu

(413) 545-5810


328 Herter Hall


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delevine@llc.umass.edu

(413) 545-5810


328 Herter Hall


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Andrea Malaguti, Assistant Professor, UMass Amherst

Andrea Malaguti

Associate Professor, Italian Studies -- Post-WWII Italian Film and Film Theory

malaguti@frital.umass.edu

(413) 545-6317

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307 Herter Hall


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malaguti@frital.umass.edu

(413) 545-6317

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307 Herter Hall


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Patrick Mensah, Associate Professor, UMass Amherst

Patrick Mensah

Associate Professor, French and Francophone Studies --African Film and Culture

pmensah@frital.umass.edu

(413) 545-6694


315 Herter Hall


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pmensah@frital.umass.edu

(413) 545-6694


315 Herter Hall


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Martin Norden

Martin Norden

Professor, Communication -- Film history/theory/criticism and screenwriting

Daniel Pope

Daniel Pope

Undergraduate Advisor, Honors Program Director -- National and Transnational Cinemas, Questions of film realism, New Media film criticism

daniel@umass.edu

(413) 545-3659



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Catherine Portuges

Catherine Portuges

Professor Emerita- Founding Program Director and Founding Curator of the Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival

Demetria Shabazz

Demetria Shabazz

Lecturer, Afro-American Studies -- Cinemas of the African Diaspora, the role of media in African, African American cultures

dshabazz@umass.edu

(413) 545-2751


303 New Africa House


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dshabazz@umass.edu

(413) 545-2751


303 New Africa House


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Shawn Shimpach

Shawn Shimpach

Director, Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival - Associate Professor, Communication -- Cultural history of film, television, and media; genre theory and screen genres

Jonathan Skolnik, Professor, UMass Amherst

Jonathan Skolnik

Associate Professor, German Studies -- German-Jewish Studies Exile Cinema and Literature Holocaust memory/Trauma studies Intellectual History

Barry Spence

Barry Spence

Chief Undergraduate Advisor, Undergraduate Program Director -- transnational arthouse cinema, film theory, modernist film, narrative theory & poetics

bspence@umass.edu

(413) 577-2318


Integrative Learning Center S447


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bspence@umass.edu

(413) 577-2318


Integrative Learning Center S447


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Jeremi Szaniawski

Jeremi Szaniawski

Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature, Amesbury Professor of Polish language and culture -- Polish cinema, Belgian cinema, Auteur and auteur legacy studies, Film and Philosophy, Screenwriting

Jacqueline Urla

Jacqueline Urla

Professor, Anthropology -- visual anthropology with special interests in ethnographic film and indigenous media.