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Program Director

John Smith, Ph.D.

John Smith, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer, Director of World Cinema
Courses: ENGL 4500: Film Genres; ENGL 4520: Great Directors; ENGL 4510: Film Theory and Criticism; ENGL 3670: Introduction to Film
Research Interests: Adaptation Industry, Genre, Melodrama, Reception Studies
Email: johnsm@clemson.edu
Office: 256D Sirrine Hall
Phone: 864-656-1532


Affiliated Faculty

Raquel Anido, Ph.D.

Raquel Anido, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish
Courses: Spanish Film and Women Directors, Music in Film
Email: ranido@clemson.edu
Office: 510 Strode


Luca Barattoni, Ph.D.

Luca Barattoni, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, World Cinema
Courses: Italian Cinema, Popular Culture
Email: lbaratt@clemson.edu
Office: 303 Strode


David Blakesley

David Blakesley

Professor of Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design; Campbell Chair in Technical Communication; Interim Director RCID
Courses: Histories of Rhetoric, RCID Studio I and II, Rhetoric of Cinema, Technical Writing, Kenneth Burke and Rhetorical Theory
Research Interests: rhetorical theory, history of rhetoric, digital and visual rhetorics, print and digital publishing, innovation and entrepreneurship, film theory and production, book design, technical communication, computers and writing, digital humanities.
Email: dblakes@clemson.edu
Office: 616 Strode
Phone: (765)-409-2649


Maziyar Faridi

Maziyar Faridi

Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Comparative Modernism; Global Cinema; Poetry and Poetics; Film Theory; Postcolonial Transnational Studies; Critical Theory; Global South; Middle East and North African Literatures and Cinemas
Email: mfaridi@clemson.edu
Office: 610 Strode


Christopher M. Grau

Christopher M. Grau

Associate Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
Email: grau@clemson.edu
Office: 216 Hardin
Phone: 864-656-2001


C. Alan Grubb

C. Alan Grubb

Associate Professor
Courses: French History
Email: agrub@clemson.edu
Phone: 864-656-5360


Cynthia Ann Haynes

Cynthia Ann Haynes

Professor Emeritus
Courses: RCID 8020 Cultural Research Methods; ENGL 3090 Studies in Humanities
Research Interests: Rhetoric, Composition, Critical Theory, Games Studies, Violence, Terrorism and Conflict
Email: texcyn@clemson.edu


Jan Rune Holmevik

Jan Rune Holmevik

Associate Professor
Courses: Digital Publishing and Media Production, Transmedia Storytelling
Research Interests: Digital creativity and literacies, information design, digital transformation
Email: jholmev@clemson.edu


Donald House

Donald House

Professor, School of Computing
Courses: Computer Graphics and Animation
Email: dhouse@clemson.edu
Office: 319 McAdams Hall
Phone: 864-656-2844


Tharon Howard

Tharon Howard

Professor, professional communication and rhetoric
Courses: Digital Publishing and Media Production, Content Strategy, UX Design, Classical Rhetoric, Visual Communication, The Rise of Social Media
Email: tharon@clemson.edu
Office: 617 Strode


Joseph Mai

Joseph Mai

Department Chair; Professor of French
Email: jmai@clemson.edu
Office: 716 Strode


Amy N Monaghan

Amy N Monaghan

Principal Lecturer
Research Interests: Sound and Popular Music Studies, 21st C Poetry, the Long 1980s, Jet Lag, Shipping Containers
Email: amonagh@clemson.edu
Office: 506 Strode


Angela Naimou

Angela Naimou

Associate Professor
Courses: Literatures of the Middle East and North Africa; Postcolonial and World Literatures; World Literature; American Literatures of Race, Ethnicity, and Migration
Research Interests: Literatures in English since 1900; Anti-colonial and Postcolonial Theory; Studies of Race, Diaspora, and Migration; Law and Literature; World Literature in Translation
Email: anaimou@clemson.edu
Office: 709 Strode


Salvador A. Oropesa, Ph.D.

Salvador A. Oropesa, Ph.D.

Professor of Spanish
Email: oropesa@clemson.edu
Office: 603 Strode Tower
Phone: 864-656-3544


Anthony M Penna

Anthony M Penna

Associate Professor of Theatre
Courses: Lighting Design
Email: tpenna@clemson.edu
Phone: 864-656-6961


Elizabeth Rivlin

Elizabeth Rivlin

Associate Professor, Shakespeare and Early Modern British Literature
Courses: Early Modern British lit; Shakespeare, adaptations, & cultural history
Research Interests: Early Modern British literature ; Shakespeare, adaptations, and cultural history
Email: rivlin@clemson.edu
Office: 804 Strode


Aga Skrodzka

Aga Skrodzka

Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies
Courses: Film Theory and Criticism; Sexuality and the Cinema; Alterity and Difference on Screen; The Essay Film
Research Interests: Film and Media Theory, Feminist Thought, Erotics of Screen, Political Economy of the Visual Commons, Transnational Cinemas
Email: askrodz@clemson.edu
Office: 712 Strode
Phone: 864-656-3151


Gabriela Stoicea, Ph.D.

Gabriela Stoicea, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of German and Interdisciplinary Studies
Faculty Representative on the CU Women's Commission
Research Interests: Science & Culture in the European Context; Body Studies; Gender & Sexuality Studies; History & Theory of the Novel; Epic Theater; German & East European Cinemas; Translation Studies
Email: stoicea@clemson.edu
Office: 513 Strode


William Terry

William Terry

Associate Professor
Courses: Economic Geography, Food and Society, GIS for Humanities and Social Science, Tourism Geographies, World Regional Geography
Research Interests: Economic Geography, Labor Migration, Tourism, GIS
Email: terry2@clemson.edu
Office: 121 Hardin Hall
Phone: (864) 656-3153


Olga Volkova, Ph.D.

Olga Volkova, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer of Russian
Email: ovolkov@clemson.edu
Office: 706 Strode


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