Professor and Department Chair
Film and Media Studies
Patricia White received her Ph.D. in the History of Consciousness from the University of California, Santa Cruz and her B.A. in Film Studies from Yale. She is the author of Uninvited: Classical Hollywood Cinema and Lesbian Representability (Indiana University Press, 1999) and of Women's Cinema/World Cinema: Projecting 21st Century Feminisms (Duke University Press, forthcoming). With Timothy Corrigan, she is co-author of the introductory film studies textbook The Film Experience (Bedford St. Martin's, fourth edition, 2014), and with Corrigan and Meta Mezaj, co-editors of Critical Visions in Film Theory: Classic and Contemporary Readings (Bedford St. Martin's, 2011). She edited and introduced a volume of essays by Teresa de Lauretis, Figures of Resistance (Illinois University Press, 2007) and her essays and book chapters have appeared in Screen, Camera Obscura, Cinema Journal, A Feminist Reader in Early Cinema, Out in Culture, and Teaching Film among other venues. She has served on the board of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies and as a longtime member of the editorial collective of Camera Obscura and the board of Women Make Movies (http://wmm.com/). She is currently on the editorial boards of Camera Obscura and Film Quarterly (http://www.filmquarterly.org/).