Russell Meeuf teaches a variety of issues in media studies, including critical and cultural studies of mass media, multimedia storytelling 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 several books on media culture, including White Terror: The Horror Film from Obama to Trump (Indiana University Press, 2022), 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 of several collections on film and popular culture, including Chinese Cinema: Identity, Power, and Globalization (Hong Kong University Press, 2022), Projecting the World: Representing the “Foreign” in Classical Hollywood (Wayne State University Press, 2017) and is the co-editor of Transnational Stardom: International Celebrity in Film and Popular Culture (Palgrave-MacMillan, 2013).
His teaching covers a variety of issues in media studies, including critical and cultural studies of mass media, multimedia storytelling, and the history of cinema.
- Celebrity Studies
- Disability Studies
- Gender Studies
- Popular Culture & Cinema