Film Studies

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Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
  • M.A., University of California, Berkeley
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley

Todd Berliner, Professor of Film Studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, teaches film aesthetics, narration, and style and American film history. He is the author of Hollywood Incoherent: Narration in Seventies Cinema (University of Texas Press, 2010) and Hollywood Aesthetic: Pleasure in American Cinema (Oxford University Press, 2017). In 2010, he was elected a Fellow of the Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image and currently serves on the Board of Directors. Professor Berliner was the founding chairman of UNCW’s Film Studies Department and the recipient of two Fulbright Scholar awards, including the Laszlo Orszagh Distinguished Chair in American Studies. He holds a master’s degree and doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley.