The interdisciplinary Film Studies Program draws from the expertise of faculty across the College of the Pacific who cover specialty areas of the film curriculum. These faculty members are listed below by department.
Teresa Bergman, 2006, Associate Professor, Communication; B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1978; M.A., San Francisco State University, 1991; Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2001.
Webpage - Phone: 209.946.7602 - Office: Psy/Comm Bldg Rm. 5
Professor Bergman teaches Documentary Film as Persuasive Communication.
R. Alan Ray, 1987, Assistant Professor, Communication; B.S., Memphis State University, 1977; M.A., 1980; Ph.D., University of Missouri, 1986.
Phone: 209.946.3048 - Office: Psy/Comm Bldg Rm. 17
Professor Ray teaches Media Production.
Courtney Lehmann, 1998, Professor, English; B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991; M.A., Indiana University, 1994; Ph.D., 1998. Member, Phi Beta Kappa.
Professor Lehmann teaches Shakespeare.
John Lessard, 2006, Associate Professor, English; B.A., Rice University, 1997; M.A., University of Pennsylvania 1999; Ph.D., 2006.
Wendell Phillips Center, Rm. WPC 139 - Phone: 209.946.3067
Professor Lessard teaches Aesthetics of Film; Major Filmmakers; Film, Literature and the Arts; and Film History.
Patti McCarthy, Visiting Assistant Professor, English/Psychology; B.A. University of the Pacific, 1989; English; M.A., University of the Pacific, 1991; Film Production; M.F.A., University of Southern California, 1995; Ph.D., 2004.
Wendell Phillips Center, Rm. WPC 129 - Phone: 209.946.7360
Professor McCarthy teaches Screenwriting and Introduction to Film Production.
Modern Languages & Literature
Jie Lu, 1996, Program Director, Film Studies; Professor, Modern Languages & Literature (Chinese); B.A., Beijing Second Foreign Language Institute, Beijing, 1982; M.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1990; Ph.D., Stanford University, 1996.
Webpage - Phone: 209.946.2917 - Office: WPC-Annex 252
Professor Lu teaches Asian Cinemas.
Traci Roberts-Camps, 2005, Associate Professor, Modern Languages & Literature (Spanish); B.A., Willamette University, 1999; M.A., University of California, Riverside, 2001; Ph.D., 2004.
Webpage - Phone: 209.946.2343 - Office: WPC-Annex 248
Professor Roberts-Camps teaches Latin American Women Directors.
Religious & Classical Studies
George Randels Jr., 1996, Professor, Religious & Classical Studies; B.A., University of Iowa, 1984; M.A.R., Yale University, 1987; Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1994. Member, Phi Beta Kappa.
Webpage - Phone: 209.946.2969 - Office: WPC-Annex 151-C
Professor Randels teaches Religion and Cinema.
Gary Armagnac, 2001, Associate Professor & Director; B.A., Speech and Theatre, Iona College, 1974; M.F.A., Acting and Directing, California State University, Long Beach, 1993.
Webpage - Phone: 209.946.2052 - Office: DeMarcus Brown Studio Theatre Building, Room 6
Cathie McClellan, 2002, Associate Professor; B.A., Brigham Young University, 1975; M.F.A., University of Arizona, 1989. Cathie is also an award winning costume and make-up designer.
Webpage - Phone: 209.946.2051 - Office: DeMarcus Brown Studio Theatre Building, Room 3
Brett DeBoer, 1999, Associate Professor, Visual Arts; B.F.A., University of Northern Colorado, 1977; M.S., Parsons School of Design, 1985; M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology, 1989.
Webpage - Phone: 209.946-3097 - Office: Art Bldg #1 Rm. 112
Professor DeBoer teaches Computer Graphic Design II: Time-Based Media.
Professor Kasser teaches Photography and Digital Photography.