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Cinema and Media Studies Faculty

Learn about the faculty in cinema and media studies.

Director

Luka Arsenjuk

Associate Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Associate Professor, Cinema and Media Studies
Affiliate, English

4120 Jiménez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

Core Faculty

Valerie Anishchenkova

Associate Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Arabic Flagship

3130 H.J. Patterson Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-0823

Luka Arsenjuk

Associate Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Associate Professor, Cinema and Media Studies
Affiliate, English

4120 Jiménez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

Hester Baer

Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

3207 Jiménez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

Mercédès Baillargeon

Associate Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies, French

3106B Jiménez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

Caroline Eades

Associate Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

4124 Jimenez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-4029

Oliver Gaycken

Associate Professor, English
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

3218 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-8529

Saverio Giovacchini

English
Associate Professor, History
Affiliate Associate Research Professor, American Studies
School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

301-405-8406

Jason Kuo

Professor, Art History and Archaeology
Chinese Art, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

4221 Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Building
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-1499

Valerie Orlando

Professor, French

3118 Jiménez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

Elizabeth Papazian

Affiliate, English
Associate Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Associate Professor, Russian
Associate Professor, Cinema and Media Studies

4123 Jiménez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

Mauro Resmini

Affiliate, English
Assistant Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Assistant Professor, Italian
Assistant Professor, Cinema and Media Studies

4103 Jiménez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

Eric Zakim

Associate Professor, Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Program and Center for Jewish Studies
Affiliate, English
Associate Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Harmonia Kings Marrakech Blue, Cinema and Media Studies
Associate Professor, Hebrew

4117 Jimenez Hall
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-4250

How to Become an Affiliate

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at the University of Maryland who have research interests in the study of film are encouraged to apply to be affiliates of the GSFC in Film Studies.

The benefits of affiliate status include:

  • facilitated access to any class listed on the film studies web site
  • special access to visiting speakers
  • access to GSFC faculty as members/outside members of dissertation committees
  • being listed on our website

Affiliates will be expected to attend field committee events, report at the end of each year on their activities and provide us with up to date information about themselves and their research for the website. Additionally, all students participating in the GSFC are encouraged to attend the one-credit Graduate Colloquium in Film Studies held each spring.

To apply, send a letter of request, accompanied by a letter of support from your primary research mentor to:
Elizabeth Papazian - Co-convener
Graduate Field Committee in Film Studies
SLLC – 3215 Jimenez Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Please include your full name, program/status, department, email address and your advisor’s name.