Film and Media Studies Program

Film Studies Faculty


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

Dr. Joshua Glick is an Assistant Professor of English, Film, and Media Studies at Hendrix and a Fellow at the Open Documentary Lab, MIT. He holds a PhD in Film and Media Studies and American Studies from Yale University. Dr. Glick’s research and teaching explore global documentary, critical race studies, emerging media formations, and Hollywood as an evolving form of industrial and artist production. His writing has appeared in such journals as Film History, Jump Cut, Film Quarterly, The Moving Image, and the Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television. Dr. Glick’s book, Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977, was recently published by the University of California Press and was selected as a finalist for the Richard Wall Memorial Award. Dr. Glick is currently writing a new book on contemporary documentary and the media industries, arguing that nonfiction played the critical role in forging the nexus between Hollywood and Silicon Valley. He is also co-editing a multi-volume series with Patricia Aufderheide for Oxford University Press that brings scholars and practitioners into dialogue about the ethics and craft of social justice filmmaking.

Dr. Glick’s work in film production and the public humanities involves collaborating with archives, museums, and community media organizations. He served as the digital curator and produced the award-winning documentary, This Side of Dreamland, for the NEH-funded exhibition, Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008. As a Fellow at MIT, he is working with the Open Documentary Lab to create a video installation and curriculum on media literacy in the age of “deepfakes” and disinformation. Dr. Glick is also working with the Library of Congress and WGBH to develop a digital outreach initiative to expand the American Archive of Public Broadcasting.

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.