Ph.D., Critical Studies/ Film and Media Studies, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California


Expertise in critical theory (critical race theory, postcolonial studies, gender studies, cultural studies, Marxist theory) as well as postwar visual culture, the history and theory of cinema, art cinema, television, stardom and celebrity culture.


Author of Elizabeth Taylor: Icon of American Empire, the first full-length critical study of the star's multiple images and films