Leah Li

Research Interests: 

Cinema and media studies as related to philosophical thoughts; gender issues; affects theory.

Leah is a second-year PhD students in Cinema and Media Studies. She holds and MFA in Filmmaking and an MFA in Cinema and Media Studies. Before becoming a filmmaker and gradaute student, Leah spent her teenage life as a professional athlete and later worked in television broadcasting as a program producer. Recently, her interests have centered around film and philosophy, affect theory and cinema's ethical thinking in its mediatic engagement of the self.