Film Studies Program

Film Studies Faculty


Kristi McKim, Film Studies Program Chair; Associate Professor of Film Studies and English

Dr. McKim (Ph.D., Emory) teaches courses in film studies and serves as Chair of the Film Studies Program. Her teaching and research explore the ways that cinema can enrich our perception by correlating our experience of time (through clocks, calendars, bodies, histories) with environmental changes (gravity, weather, seasons) and human emotion (such as nostalgia, desire, love, melancholia). Her books include Love in the Time of Cinema (2011) and Cinema as Weather: Stylistic Screens and Atmospheric Change (2013). She has published on Hirokazu Kore-eda’s After Life (in Camera Obscura), Agnès Varda’s Jacquot de Nantes (in Studies in French Cinema), Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Dreamers (in Cinephilia in the Age of Digital Reproduction, vol. 2), and non-fictional film experience (in the forthcoming collection Cinephilia and Teaching); her articles and reviews also appear in Film PhilosophySenses of CinemaFilm QuarterlyH-France, and Film International. Watch Dr. McKim's Skype discussion on Cinema 41's screening of Cleo from 5 to 7  (Agnès Varda, 1962). 

Joshua Glick, Assistant Professor of Film & Media Studies and English

Dr. Glick (Ph.D. Yale University) researches and teaches on documentary film and television, race and popular culture, American social history, and emerging media. He is also a member of Summer Session faculty at Columbia University. His writing has appeared in  Film History , Jump Cut ,  The Moving ImageDocumentary Magazine, and the Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television . He served as a curator and produced the award-winning documentary  This Side of Dreamland  (2016) for the traveling museum exhibition,  Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland , 1861-2008. Joshua's book,  Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977 , was recently published by the University of California Press. He is currently working on a new book project on contemporary nonfiction media as well as collaborating on the documentary,  Last Days at the Duncan , about the contentious transformation of the historic Duncan Hotel in New Haven, Connecticut. 

Norman Boehm, Professor of Music  

Dr. Boehm (Ph.D., Eastman School of Music) holds bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Michigan. His teachers have included Charles Fisher, Eugene Bossart, Clark Eastham, Benning Dexter and David Burge. Boehm has performed in Europe and South Africa as well as in the U.S., and specializes in music from the late 19th/early 20th centuries. In addition to performing as soloist and chamber musician, he is also a composer, arranger and sometime conductor. Dr. Boehm teaches Film Music for the Film Studies program.

Anne Goldberg, Associate Professor of Anthropology (Faculty Faces profile)

Dr. Goldberg (Ph.D., Arizona State University) researches borderlands, particularly the United States-Mexico border. She specializes in the anthropology of education and identity, and has performed research in high schools and middle schools along the border. Dr. Goldberg has also applied her interests in identity and borders to archaeological contexts. In her work as an applied anthropologist, Dr. Goldberg aided efforts to propose two new National Heritage Areas in the Southwest, consulting with local stakeholders including local governments, tribal representatives, non-profit organizations, ranchers, and other residents. Dr. Goldberg teaches Visual Anthropology for the Film Studies program.

Rod Miller, Professor of Art 

Dr. Miller (Ph.D., University of Louisville) is an art historian who explores the areas of art, beauty and theology.  His research areas include American architecture and art theory as well as the work of C. S. Lewis.  He is the co-author of Western Culture at the American Crossroads and the editor of C. S. Lewis and the Arts. Dr. Miller teaches Screenwriting for the Film Studies program. Watch Dr. Miller's presentation on screenwriting, as offered through Hendrix Filmmakers.