Patrice Petro

Professor of Film & Media Studies
Carsey-Wolf Center Director



Curriculum Vitae

1986 Ph.D., University of Iowa,
Department of Communication Studies,
Division of Broadcasting and Film
1982, MA, University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of History
1979, BA, University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of History, Film Studies Program


OFFICE

2016 Social Sciences & Media Studies
(SSMS)

E-MAIL

petro@filmandmedia.ucsb.edu

FIELD

Film and media history, criticism, and theory; theories of modernism and modernity, globalization and technology; feminism and critical theory


Patrice Petro

Professor of Film & Media Studies
Carsey-Wolf Center Director

SHORT BIO

Patrice Petro, PhD, is Professor of Film and Media Studies and Dick Wolf Director of the Carsey-Wolf Center and Presidential Chair in Media Studies. She is the author, editor, and co-editor of eleven books, including After Capitalism: Horizons of Finance, Culture, and Citizenship (with Kennan Ferguson, 2016), Teaching Film (with Lucy Fischer, 2012), Beyond Globalization: Making New Worlds in Media, Art, and Social Practices (with A. Aneesh and Lane Hall, 2011), Idols of Modernity: Movie Stars of the 1920s (2010), Rethinking Global Security: Media, Popular Culture, and the ‘War on Terror’ (with Andrew Martin, 2006), Global Currents: Media and Technology Now(with Tasha Oren, 2004), Global Cities: Cinema, Architecture, and Urbanism in a Digital Age <(with Linda Krause, 2003), Aftershocks of the New: Feminism and Film History (2002), Truth Claims: Representation and Human Rights (with Mark Bradley, 2002), Fugitive Images: From Photography to Video (1995), and Joyless Streets: Women and Melodramatic Representation in Weimar Germany (1989). She is currently completing an additional volume, entitled The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Gender (with Kristin Hole, Dijana Jelaca, and E. Ann Kaplan). She served two consecutive terms as President of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), the US’s leading professional organization of college and university educators, filmmakers, historians, critics, scholars, and others devoted to the study of the moving image.






After Capitalism
Horizons of Finance, Culture,
and Citizenship

Edited by Patrice Petro & Kennan Ferguson
Rutgers University Press
July 2016


After Capitalism

Horizons of Finance, Culture, and Citizenship



Teaching Film

Edited by Patrice Petro & Lucy Fischer
Modern Language Association
2012




Idols of Modernity
Movie Stars of the 1920s

Edited by Patrice Petro
Rutgers University Press
March 2010


Idols of Modernity Movie Stars of the 1920s



Rethinking Global Security:
Media, Popular Culture, and the "War on Terror"

Edited by Patrice Petro & Andrew Martin
Rutgers University Press
May 2006




Global Cities:
Cinema, Architecture, and Urbanism in a Digital Age

Edited by Patrice Petro & Linda Krause
Rutgers University Press
July 2003




Aftershocks of the New:
Feminism and Film History

Patrice Petro
Rutgers University Press
November 2001