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Film Studies
Jie Lu
Program Director
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211


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.

Art and Graphic Design

Email icon Brett DeBoer, 1999, Associate Professor, Art and Graphic Design; B.F.A., University of Northern Colorado, 1977; M.S., Parsons School of Design, 1985; M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology, 1989.
Webpage | Office: Art Bldg #1 Rm. 112 | Phone: 209.946-3097  
Professor DeBoer teaches Computer Graphic Design II: Time-Based Media.

Email icon Daniel Kasser, 1984, Professor, Art and Graphic Design; B.A., Humboldt State University, 1980; M.F.A., University of New Mexico, 1991.
Webpage | Office: Art Bldg #1 Rm. 120 | Phone: 209.946.3101
Professor Kasser teaches Photography and Digital Photography.


Email icon 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 | Office: Psy/Comm Bldg Rm. 5 | Phone: 209.946.7602
Professor Bergman teaches Documentary Film as Persuasive Communication.

Email icon R. Alan Ray, 1987, Assistant Professor, Communication; B.S., Memphis State University, 1977; M.A., 1980; Ph.D., University of Missouri, 1986.
Office: Psy/Comm Bldg Rm. 17 | Phone: 209.946.3048
Professor Ray teaches Media Production.


Email icon 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.
Webpage | Phone: 209.946.2609
Professor Lehmann teaches Shakespeare.

 John Lessard, 2006, Associate Professor, English; B.A., Rice University, 1997; M.A., University of Pennsylvania 1999; Ph.D., 2006.
Webpage | 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.
Webpage | Office: WPC 129 | Phone: 209.946.7360  
Professor McCarthy teaches Screenwriting and Introduction to Film Production.  

Modern Languages & Literature

Email icon 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 | Office: WPC-Annex 252 | Phone: 209.946.2917  
Professor Lu teaches Asian Cinemas.

Email icon 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 | Office: WPC-Annex 248 | Phone: 209.946.2343
Professor Roberts-Camps teaches Latin American Women Directors.

Religious & Classical Studies

Email icon 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 | Office: WPC-Annex 151-C | Phone: 209.946.2969
Professor Randels teaches Religion and Cinema.

Theatre Arts

Email Link for Gary Armagnac 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 | Office: DeMarcus Brown Studio Theatre Building, Room 6 | Phone: 209.946.2052  

Email Link for Cathie McClellan 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 | Office: DeMarcus Brown Studio Theatre Building, Room 3 | Phone: 209.946.2051