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Gerald Duchovnay is Professor of English and the General Editor of Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities, an internationally recognized film/humanities journal. He received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) and his M.A. and Ph. D. from Indiana University (Bloomington). He has taught at private, technical, and regional state colleges and universities, served as the director of a first-year writing program, chaired a humanities division, and has headed an interdisciplinary literature and languages program. The author of Humphrey Bogart: A Bio-Bibliography (Greenwood, 1999) and the editor of Film Voices: Interviews from Post Script (SUNY Press, 2004), he has also published on literature, pedagogy, and various aspects of film studies. His recent research and writing has focused on media and interdisciplinary courses and science fiction movies adapted to television. Directed theses and dissertation work includes: a comparative study of Virginia Woolf's Orlando and Sally Potter's Orlando; iconic imagery in Dorothea Lange, John Steinbeck, and John Ford; and the reception of Tennessee Williams's Battle of Angels, Orpheus Descending and The Fugitive Kind. He teaches undergraduate literature, writing, and film courses. Recent graduate offerings include: Film Theory and Criticism; John Ford: Movies, Myth, and Culture; Teaching Literature in College; Film Adaptation; Alfred Hitchcock's Films; and Narrative Cinema.
Curriculum Vitae: Duchovnay.doc