Russell Meeuf teaches a variety of issues in media studies, including semiotics and visual communication, critical and cultural studies of mass media, representations of crime and the criminal justice system in U.S. media, and the history of cinema.
Russell Meeuf received his doctorate from the University of Oregon and specializes in research on popular media and culture. In particular, his work focuses on celebrity culture, popular cinema, masculinity studies and disability studies. His writings have appeared in journals such as Cinema Journal, The Journal of Communication Inquiry, The Journal of Popular Film and Television and Third Text, among others.
Reflecting these interests, he is the author of Rebellious Bodies: Stardom Citizenship, and the New Body Politics (University of Texas Press, 2017) as well as John Wayne's World: Transnational Masculinity in the Fifties (University of Texas Press, 2013). He is also the co-editor (with Anna Cooper) of Projecting the World: Representing the “Foreign” in Classical Hollywood (Wayne State University Press, 2017) and is the co-editor (with Raphael Raphael) of Transnational Stardom: International Celebrity in Film and Popular Culture (Palgrave-MacMillan, 2013).
His teaching covers a variety of issues in media studies, including semiotics and visual communication, critical and cultural studies of mass media, representations of crime and the criminal justice system in U.S. media and the history of cinema.
- Celebrity Studies
- Disability Studies
- Gender Studies
- Popular Culture & Cinema