Alumni

The rolls of CLST alumni brim with certificate holders who have gone on to rewarding careers and many have achieved national or international renown or distinction. The list below is confined to former CLST who have published major books.

Film and Television of the Late Soviet Era
Elena Prokhorova, Associate Professor of Russian Studies, William & Mary (Bloomsbury Academic, 2014)
Transnational Horror Across Visual Media: Fragmented Bodies
Dana Och, Lecturer in English and Film Studies, Film Studies Undergraduate Program Assistant and Supervisor of Seminar in Composition, University of Pittsburgh and Kirsten Strayer, Lecturer in English and Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh, Co-editors (Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies, 2013)
Weimar and Work: Labor, Literature, and Industrial Modernity on the Weimar Left
Martin Michael Kley, Assistant Professor, German, Gettysburg College (Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature, Peter Lang Publishing, 2013)
The Material Gene: Gender, Race, and Heredity After the Human Genome Project
Kelly Happe, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and Women’s Studies, University of Georgia (NYU Press “Biopolitics” Series, 2013)
Turning the Tables: Restaurants and the Rise of the American Middle Class, 1880-1920
Andrew P. Haley, Associate Professor of American Cultural History, University of Southern Mississippi (University of North Carolina Press, 2013)
Resonant Dissonance: The Russian Joke in Cultural Context
Seth Graham, Lecturer in Russian, University College London School of Slavonic and East European Studies (Northwestern University Press, 2009)
Feminine Look: Sexuation, Spectatorship, and Subversion
Jennifer Friedlander, Edgar E. and Elizabeth S. Pankey Professor of Media Studies/Associate Professor of Media Studies, Pomona College (State University of New York Press, 2008)
Salome’s Modernity: Oscar Wilde and the Aesthetics of Transgression
Petra Dierkes-Thrun. Lecturer in Comparative Literature, Stanford University (The University of Michigan Press, 2011)
Bollywood in the Age of New Media: The Geo-Televisual Aesthetic
Anustup Basu, Associate Professor of English and Media and Cinema Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Edinburgh University Press, 2010)
One Less Car: Bicycling and the Politics of Automobility
Zachary Furness (PhD Communication, 2009) is Assistant Professor of Communications at Penn State University Greater Allegheny. He published One Less Car: Bicycling and the Politics of Automobility (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2010).
We are the Mods: A Transnational History of A Youth Culture
Christine Jacqueline Feldman (PhD Communication, 2009) is a permanent lecturer at Griffith University, Gold Coast, in Australia. She published We are the Mods: A Transnational History of A Youth Culture (New York and Berlin: Peter Lang, 2009).
Outside the Box: Corporate Media, Globalization and the UPS Strike
Deepa Kumar (PhD Communication, 2001) is Associate Professor of Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers University. She published Outside the Box: Corporate Media, Globalization and the UPS Strike (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2007).
Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire
Deepa Kumar (PhD Communication, 2001) is Associate Professor of Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers University. She published Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire (Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2012)