Faculty

Faculty for the University at Albany major in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Documentary Studies include:

Gerald Zahavi (Director), Ph..D., Professor, Documentary Studies and History
Prof. Zahavi is currently producing Red Montana, a video documentary based on his award-winning article, “’Who’s Going to Dance With Somebody Who Calls You a Mainstreeter?’” For more information, visit his website.
Email:  gzahavi@albany.edu
Office:  SS 145 (mail); SS 060R
Office hours fall 2014:  TBA; also by appt.

Sheila Curran Bernard (Associate Director), M.F.A., Assistant Professor, Documentary Studies and History
Prof. Bernard is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker and author. For more information, visit her website.  
Email:  sbernard@albany.edu
Office:  SS 145 (mail); SS 060D
Office hours fall 2014:  TBA; also by appt.

Bruce C. Browne, M.F.A., Lecturer, Documentary Studies
Prof. Browne is a theater professional and videographer who has taught courses in film and television production, radio, mass communications, and film studies in Qatar (at Northwestern University, the Doha Film Institute, and elsewhere) and at the University of Wisconsin. For more information, visit his website.
Email:  TBD  
Office:  SS 145 (mail)
Office hours fall 2014:  TBA; also by appt. 
 

Susan L. McCormick, M.A., Lecturer, Documentary Studies and History
Prof. McCormick teaches Introduction to Documentary Studies and oral history. She sits on the editorial board of The Oral History Review and is co-producer of the weekly radio program, Talking History
Email: smmcormick@albany.edu
Office:  SS 145 (mail); SS 060X
Office hours fall 2014:  TBA; also by appt.

Katherine Van Acker, B.S., Lecturer, Documentary Studies and Journalism
Prof. Van Acker is an award-winning photojournalist and photo editor and the director of PresStock at The Image Works in Woodstock, New York.  For more information, visit her website.
Email:  kva@katherinevanacker.com
Office hours fall 2014:  TBA; also by appt.

Affiliated Faculty

Art Department
Adam Frelin, Assistant Professor of Art
Phyllis Galembo, Professor of Photography, Department of Art
Daniel S. Goodwin, Associate Professor of Digital Media & Photography

Communications Department
Teresa M. Harrison, Professor and Interim Chair
William Husson, Lecturer
Nancy Roberts, Professor of Communication and Director of the University at Albany Journalism Program

Journalism Program
Nancy Roberts, Director

Music Department
Robert Gluck, Associate Professor of Music and Director of the university at Albany Electronic Music Studio

Women’s Studies Department
Vivien Ng, Associate Professor and Chair