Research and Teaching Interests: adaptive leadership; interdisciplinary leadership; leadership in popular culture; experiential learning; film theory, history, and analysis; feminist film theory; genre theory; Hollywood cinema; Blaxploitation cinema; action cinema; film noir; the musical; melodrama; the rape-revenge film; star studies; bisexuality in film; constructions of femininity; constructions of masculinity; weaponry in film and television; racial melodrama; third wave and postfeminisms; girlhood; popular feminism; celebrity feminism.
An introduction to the scholarly literature on the theory and practice of leadership. Course content draws on humanities and social science disciplines to analyze effective leadership. The course uses experiential learning to explore topics such as: emotional intelligence, cognitive bias, power and privilege, communication, teamwork, and adaptive leadership. Prerequisite: students must have a minimum of *30 or consent of the department. [Faculty of Arts]Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021