• Associate Chair for Academic Affairs, Film & Media Arts Department
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Film & Media Arts Department
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Research on Migration and Refugee Integration, 2017 to date, College Of Social Work
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Middle East Center, Middle East Studies Program
  • Professor, Film & Media Arts Department
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Asian Studies Program

Current Courses

Spring 2022

  • FILM 220-001
    Intro to Film
  • FILM 1110-001
    Intro To Film
    Location: ONLN (Online)
  • FILM 6900-010
  • FILM 6950-004
    Individual Projects

Fall 2021

Professional Organizations

  • University Film and Video Association. 01/2010 - present. Position : Member.
  • International Inter-American Studies Association. 05/2009 - present. Position : Member.
  • Society for Cinema and Media studies. 09/1989 - present. Position : Member.

Teaching Projects

  • Brought Screendance pioneer and head of the Buenos Aires Dance Film Festival, Silvina Szperling, to teach classes across 4 departments and lead workshops on cross-cultural Film and Movement. Project Lead: Chris Lippard. Collaborators: Silvina Szperling/ Ellen Bromberg. University of Utah Teaching Committee 10/2018 - 10/2018. Total Budget: $3,414.00.
  • Middle East Center Grant with additional support from the Department of Film and Media Arts for bringing Tamer El Said, Egyptian director and head of Cairo Cinemateque, October, 2018, $1300. Project Lead: Chris Lippard. Middle East Center/Department of Film and Media Arts 10/2018 - 10/2018. Total Budget: $1,300.00.
  • Making Video Essays (Jason Mitell),. Project Lead: Sarah Sinwell. University Teaching Committee 10/2018 - 10/2018.

Pedagogical Publications

  • “Teaching Transnational Cinema: Politics and Pedagogy” Transnational Cinemas 9:1 (April 2018). Paper published, 04/2018.