Associate Faculty are derived from several departments, faculties and colleges at Western University. Associate Faculty may serve as 2nd readers on MA and/or PhD theses provided they possess SGPS supervisory privileges granted through their home department.
- Film history and theory
- the Frankfurt School
- African American studies
- silent film
- political modernism and the historical avant-garde
- popular music
- experimental cinema
- visual arts
- Holocaust representation
- postcolonial studies and European colonialism
“March 6, 1920: Chinese Students in Berlin raise charges of racism against Joe May’s Die Herrin der Welt,”in: Jennifer M. Kapczynski and Michael Richardson (ed.), A New History of German Cinema(Rocherster: Camden House, 2012)
“‘So Much Tenderness’: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Günther Kaufmann, and the Ambivalences of Interracial Desire” (co-authored with Janelle Blankenship), in: Brigitte Peucker (ed.), A Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell Press, 2012)
“‘Sonst wären wir den Weg gegangen wie alle anderen’: Afro-deutsche Komparsen, Zeugenschaft und das Archiv der deutschen Filmgeschichte” [‘Or we would have gone the way of the all the others’: Afro-German bit players, testimony and the archive of German film history] in: Claudia Bruns, Arsal Dardan and Anette Dietrich (ed.), “Welchen der Steine du best”: Filmische Erinnerungen an den Holocaust[‘Whichever Stone You Lift’: Filmic Remembrance of the Holocaust] (Berlin: Bertz+Fischer, 2011)
“Projecting Desire, Rewriting Cinematic Memory: Gender and German Reconstruction in Fraulein, ein Deutsches Melodram,” in: Roy Grundmann (ed.), A Companion to Michael Haneke, (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell Press, 2010)
“The Aesthetics of Race in European Film Theory” in: Trifonova Temenuga (ed.), European Film Theory (London: New York: Routledge, 2009)
“Louis Brody and the Black Presence in German Film before 1945. A Biographical Sketch,” in: Patricia Mazon, Reinhild Steingröver (ed.), Not So Plain As Black Or White. Afro-German Culture and History, 1890–2000 (Rochester: Rochester UP, 2005)
Book: Die unheimliche Maschine: Rasse und Repräsentation im Weimarer Kino[The Uncanny Machine: Race and Representation in Weimar Cinema](Munich: edition text+kritik, 2009) (winner of the Willy Haas Book Prize)
- Roman literature, especially Augustan and early imperial poetry
- classical reception
- literary geography
- politics in literature
- nationalism and imperialism
- philosophical, sociological, and political issues affecting the music teaching profession
“What Does Music Mean, and Can Music Education Really Matter?” InThe Place of Music in the 21st Century: One Hundred-Eleventh National Society for the Study of Education Yearbook. Eds.P. Schmidt & C. Benedict. New York: Teachers College Press, 2012. 34-50.
“Music Education and Social Justice: Toward a Radical Political History and Vision.” In Debates in Music Education. Eds. G.Spruce & C. Philpott.London: Routledge, 2012. 85-101.
“Dewey’s Bastard’s: Music, Meaning, and Politics.” In The Oxford Handbook of Music Education. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 698-701.
“Two Political Models for Music Education and Their Implications for Practice.” In Sound Progress: Exploring Musical Development.Eds. H. Coll & A. Lamont .London, UK: National Association of Music Educators. 2009. 109-114.
“Why Canada Does Not Have National Standards, Or Does It”? Canadian Music Educator, 51, no. 2 (2009): 34-39.
“Democratic Elitism or Democratic Citizenship: The Politics of Music, Meaning and Education in Cold-War America.” Eufonia:Didactica de la Musica, 50 (2010): 23-33.
“Democracy, Pragmatist Aesthetics and the Choral Experience.” Diskussion MusikPaedagogik, 42, no. 2 (2009):53-59.
“Fear and Loathing in Music Education? Beyond Democracy and Music Education.” Action, Criticism and Theory for Music Education, 7, no. 1 (2008): 105-138.