Assistant Department Chair and Associate Professor, Film & Media Studies
PhD (English), Lehigh University
Dr. Bleach’s research interests include media studies, American film history and genre, feminism and film, exploitation cinema, and pop music. His recent publications include “Everybody’s Doing Molly? Dance Music Cultures and Drugs” which appeared in Antenna in October 2013, “Taylor Swift Haters Hate in Many Flavors” published in In Media Res in February 2013, and “Postfeminist Cliques? Class, Postfeminism, and the Molly Ringwald-John Hughes Films,” which appeared in Cinema Journal in Spring 2010. He has also written on the aesthetics of shot-on-video horror and DVD fan commentaries as cinephilic practice. He currently serves on the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Assessment Committee.