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Sharon Willis

Sharon Willis

  • Professor of Art and Art History and Visual and Cultural Studies for the Department of Art and Art History

PhD, Cornell University

sharon.willis@rochester.edu

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Biography

Sharon Willis received a Ph. D. in French Literature. She teaches courses in film history, theory, and genre in the Department of Art and Art History. A co-editor of Camera Obscura: Feminism, Media, Culture, she is the author, most recently of The Poitier Effect: Racial Melodrama and Fantasies of Reconciliation forthcoming for the University of Minnesota Press.