Susan Ohmer

Susan Ohmer is the William and Helen Kuhn Carey Associate Professor in the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre.  She is the author of George Gallup in Hollywood (Columbia University Press, 2006) and is completing a book on the history of the Disney studio. Her research focuses on the industrial and organizational aspects of media companies and has appeared in journals including Film History and the Quarterly Review of Film and Video and in the anthologies Funny Pictures:  Animation and Comedy in Studio-Era Hollywood and American Cinema of the 1930s. Her gender-related publications examine the industrial and cultural practices that shape gender in Hollywood films.

Select Courses: Media and Presidential Elections, Disney, Hitchcock, Harry Potter
Department of Film, Television, and Theatre bio   sohmer@nd.edu   574/631-1626

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