Maria San Filippo

The B Word: Bisexuality in Contemporary Film and Television           
(Indiana University Press, 2013)
Praise & publicity for The B Word:
The Advocate
Bisexual Book Award Finalist
Cinema Journal
Choice (Highly Recommended)
Gay and Lesbian Review
Journal of Bisexuality
Lambda Literary Award (Bisexual Non-fiction)
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Publishers Weekly
Slant (Top 10 Film Studies Books 0f 2013)
UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television
Wellesley Magazine

ACADEMIC POSITIONS
Assistant Professor, Media Studies, Goucher College, 2016-
Assistant Professor and Director, Film & Media Studies Program, University of the Arts, 2014-2015
Visiting Assistant Professor, Gender Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, 2013-2014 Research Associate, Feminist Approaches to New Media, Five College Women’s Studies Research Center, 2012-2013
Lecturer, Studies of Women, Gender, & Sexuality, Harvard University, 2010-2013
Lecturer, American Studies / Cinema & Media Studies / English / Writing, Wellesley College, 2004, 2010-2013
Lecturer, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Cinema and Media Studies, Wellesley College, 2008-2010
Lecturer, Film & Television / LGBT Studies, UCLA, 2007-2008

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Cinema and Media Studies, UCLA (2007)
(Dissertation) Having It Both Ways: Bisexualities, Bi-textualities, and Crossover Cinema
Director: Janet Bergstrom | Committee: Denise Mann, Kathleen McHugh, James Schultz
M.A., Cinema Studies, New York University (2001)
B.A., cum laude, Film Studies and Political Science, Wellesley College (1998)
Non-degree, Government, The London School of Economics (1996-1997)

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Screening sexualities; feminist and queer theory; art and independent cinema; women’s authorship; queer media; 1960s-1970s cultural history; indie TV; screen genres; star studies; film festivals and film exhibition.

TEACHING INTERESTS
U.S. and international cinema; U.S. television; film and media theory; women’s and queer media; film genres; documentary; visual culture.

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS + AWARDS
Tourneés Film Festival Grant (2019-2020)
Scholarship in Sight & Sound Workshop, Middlebury College (2018)
Goucher College Faculty Development Grant (2016-2019)
Best Essay in an Edited Collection Award, Society for Cinema and Media Studies (2016)
Faculty Development Grant, University of the Arts (2015)
Mary Elvira Stevens Traveling Fellowship, Wellesley College (2014-2015)
Harvard University Bok Center Certificate of Teaching Excellence (2010, 2011, 2012)
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cinema & Media Studies, Wellesley College (2008-2010)
UCLA Film & Television Archive Research Grant (2007)
UCLA Collegium of University Teaching Fellowship (2007)
UCLA Graduate Division Dissertation Year Fellowship (2006-2007)
Plitt Southern Theater Employees Trust Fellowship (2005)
Wellesley College Alumnae Fellowship for Graduate Study (2005-2006)
Otis Ferguson Memorial Award in Critical Writing (2003)
UCLA Graduate Division Summer Research Mentorship (2003)
NYU Cinema Studies Department Master’s Fellowship (2000)