Communication & Film Studies overview faculty program organizations internships Faculty & Staff Dan Roche, Chair Associate Professor Office: 240 Reilly Hall Phone: 445-5470 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: TheClassesofRoche.com Prof. Roche, who has taught at Le Moyne since 2001, is an essayist, memoirist, and journalist. He got his M.A. from Ohio State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. His books are Great Expectation: A Father's Diary (Iowa, 2008) and Love's Labors (Riverhead, 1999). His essays have appeared in Fourth Genre, River Teeth, The North American Review, and other places. Click here to read an essay of his about being an essayist. Ann C. Allen Visiting Assistant Professor Office: 240 Reilly Hall Phone: 445-5468 Email: email@example.com Prof. Allen began teaching courses in public relations and advertising at Le Moyne in 2001, after a career in publishing as a reporter and editor. She has also served as board member and public relations adviser for a number of local non-profit organizations. The most satisfying part of her career, however, has been teaching and mentoring college students to present ideas and opportunities they otherwise might not know about or consider. She has a B.A. in English and Political Science from Nazareth College and a M.S. in Radio, Television and Film from the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University. Adelmo Dunghe, S.J. Assistant Professor Office: 239B Reilly Hall Phone: 445-6223 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Rev. Dr. Adelmo P. Dunghe, S.J., was an award-winning radio producer before earning his doctorate in Theology and Cinema Studies. He supplements the film courses he teaches in the Communication department with film courses in the departments of Religious Studies, English, Music, and Italian. He will be teaching a radio production course in the fall of 2014. Julie Grossman Professor Office: 240 Reilly Hall Phone: 445-4310 Email: email@example.com Julie Grossman is the Joseph C. Georg Professor of English and Communication and Film Studies. Prof. Grossman teaches courses in literature, film, popular culture, and gender studies. She is coauthor of A Due Voci: The Photography of Rita Hammond (2003) and author of Rethinking the Femme Fatale: Ready for Her Close-Up (2012). Her essay on desire, domesticity, and the femme fatale appeared in The Femme Fatale: Images, Histories, Contexts (2010), and other work has been published in Criticism, desistfilm. com, English Literary History, Henry James Review, the Journal of Popular Culture, La Furia Umana, Popular Culture Review, the Quarterly Review of Film and Video, and the Review of Communication. She is presently writing a book on film adaptation and co-authoring a monograph on the directing work of Ida Lupino. Gwen Morgan Media Technology Coordinator/ Adjunct Professor Office: 239A Reilly Hall Phone: 445-5475 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ms. Morgan is a documentary and wildlife filmmaker who earned her B.A. from Le Moyne and her M.F.A. from American University. Her field experience includes rappelling into caves to shoot footage of bats and traveling by airboat to shoot footage in the Everglades. Her professional work experience also includes film production, video, broadcast television news, journalism, graphic design, research, writing, web design, and multimedia. Her thesis film, Spinning Toward Green (2008), was nominated for the Vasek Award in the 2010 International VAASA Wildlife Film Festival in Finland and received an Honorable Mention for Creative Approach at the 2009 International Wildlife Film Festival. Phillip Novak Associate Professor Director of the Film Studies Program Office: 240 Reilly Hall Phone: 445-6220 Email: email@example.com Phil Novak earned a B.A. in English from the University of Colorado and an M.A. and Ph.D. in English from the University of Virginia. He teaches both literature and film and has published on both in Americana, PMLA, Criticism, and elsewhere. He is working on a book about film studies. Michael Streissguth Professor Office: 241 Reilly Hall Phone: 445-5466 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Michael Streissguth arrived at Le Moyne College in 1998 and ever since then has taught classes in Mass Media, Film, Writing and English Literature. He has written several books, including Johnny Cash: The Biography, and produced two documentary films. His work has appeared in Salon, Mojo, The Journal of Country Music and other publications. Leslie Bailey Streissguth Internships Coordinator Adjunct Faculty Member Office: 240 Reilly Hall Phone: 445-5468 Email: email@example.com Leslie Bailey Streissguth has been teaching public speaking at Le Moyne since 2004, as well as overseeing the extensive and much-used internship program within the department. She has a B.A. in Rhetoric and Communications Studies from the University of Virginia and an M.A. in Teaching from Towson University. Before coming to Le Moyne, she worked at WTTG-5 TV in Washington, DC, and also taught English and reading to middle school students. Robert Thurber Assistant Professor Office: 240 Reilly Hall Phone: 445-5467 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Bob Thurber is a documentary filmmaker whose work has been screened at major film festivals in the United States and Europe as well as at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Several of his documentaries have been broadcast on PBS including the series Frontline. He holds a M.F.A in filmmaking from New York University and a M.F.A. in theater from Catholic University.