Associate Professor of German 
                    Director of Film Studies Program
                    Randolph-Macon College 
                    Ashland, Virginia, USA

- Modern German Literature, Culture, and Film 
 (with an emphasis on minority discourse, 
culture, and film )
- 'Turkish-German' Cinema
- Women’s filmmaking 
- Media Studies
Research Interests:
- 19th & 20th century German literature
- The German Novelle
- German  cinema
- Cultural studies (postcolonial theory, globalization, and transnationalism)
- Feminist theory
- Autobiographies
- Non-Western cinema


   From Weimar Cinema to a Transnational Cinema: