Ronald Gregg, On leave Spring 2017
Ron Gregg is Senior Lecturer in American Studies, Film and Media Studies, and LGBT Studies and Programming Director for the Film Studies Program. He is also the Director of Film Programming at Yale’s Whitney Humanities Center. As a Senior Lecturer, he teaches courses on queer cinema (both Hollywood and experimental), classical and contemporary Hollywood, and the impact of globalization and digital technology on recent Hollywood film. As Programming Director, he organizes an annual series of campus visits and workshops by filmmakers and scholars and also works with other Film and Media Studies faculty and graduate students to organize major film conferences and other events. Before joining the Yale faculty, he taught film history and aesthetics at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, St. Cloud State University, and Duke University. He co-chaired the Yale conferences on “Postwar Queer Underground Cinema, 1950-1968” and “Secrets of the Orient: Costume, Movement, and Duration in the Cinematic Experience of the East. He has also lectured and curated film and video programming for the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, the South African Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Chicago’s Gerber-Hart Gay and Lesbian Library, and the University of Chicago Lesbian and Gay Studies Project. He received his Ph.D. in Telecommunications and Film from the University of Oregon.