Dr Marsha Gordon
Since joining the film studies faculty in 2002, Marsha Gordon has taught courses on War Documentaries, Sam Fuller/Nicholas Ray/Douglas Sirk, Educational Film, American War Film, Women & Film, 1950s American Film, Studio Era Hollywood, Warner Bros. in the Golden Age, The Musical, History of Film to 1940, African American Film, International Crime Film, Introduction to Film, and Film & Literature. Her research interests include stardom and movie fan culture through the studio era; the birth and decline of the Hollywood studio system; Sam Fuller, Ida Lupino, and other independent filmmakers of the 1940s and 1950s; orphan films, especially of the educational variety; and the intersections between film and other art forms, such as literature.
1) Organized Insanity: Sam Fuller’s Hot/Cold War Films. Under contract to Oxford University Press.
2) Projecting Race: American Ethnicities in Nontheatrical Film. With Allyson Nadia Field (U Chicago). Currently completing proposal.
- Ph.D. in English/Film Studies from University of Maryland, 2001
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