B.A. (Stanford); M.A. and Ph.D. (University of Southern California), Associate Professor
Cultural Studies, film, narrative theory, genre theory, feminism, media and technology, the theory of hospitality, Hitchcock
University of Southern California.
“Surprised by La Jetée.” Senses of Cinema 76 (September 2015).
"Melodramatic Reenactment and the Ghosts of Grizzly Man," Criticism Volume 55, Number 4 (Fall 2013).
"Hospitality and the Unsettled Viewer: Hitchcock's Shadow Scenes" inCamera Obscura 25 (1 73): 1-27 (2010).
Gossip, Letters, Phones: The Scandal of Female Networks in Film and Literature. Oxford UP, 2008.
"Telephonic Film" in Film Quarterly (Summer 2003) 23-35.
"Jamesian Gossip and the Seductive Politics of Interest" in The Henry James Review (Winter 2001) 10-23.
Hitchcock and Hospitality, The Contemporary Forking-Path and Multi-plot Film, train narratives in film and the novel