James Chandler I Chair of Cinema and Media Studies
Walker 507 - Office hours: by appointment
Allyson Nadia Field I Director of Graduate Studies
Classics 309 - Office hours: by appointment
Salomé Skvirsky I Director of Undergraduate Studies
Classics 305 - Office hours: Wednesdays 2:30-3:30 and by appointment
Traci Verleyen Hope I Department Administrator
Classics 304; Tuesday - Friday all day, Mondays until 2:45pm
Contact Traci for any information related to the CMS curricular committee, the CMS/FSC programming committee, the doctoral program, graduate admissions, CMS undergraduate program, and faculty searches in Cinema and Media Studies and Media, Arts, and Design.
Shekinah Thornton I Department Assistant
Classics 304; Tuesdays / Thursdays, Friday mornings
Contact Shekinah for information related to department / co-sponsored events, coordination with the Film Studies Center, room bookings, student / visitor reimbursements, faculty office hours, and website updates.
Marrissa Ballard I Student Affairs Administrator
Classics 304; Mondays, Wednesday / Friday afternoons
Contact Riss for information related to the Media Arts and Design Minor program and connecting with the MADD Center.
- firstname.lastname@example.org - This listserv is to distribute announcements to Cinema and Media Studies faculty, graduate students, staff, and those affiliated with the department. If you have a screening, lecture, or event announcement you would like to have distributed, please send these directly to this list.
- email@example.com - Open communication for core faculty, affiliates, and post-doctoral fellows associated with the department of Cinema and Media Studies
CMS Department Wiki
- A lot of information related to the PhD program - instructions for registration, exams, CFPs, essential forms, examples of syllabi, and the CMS Graduate Student Handbook - can be found on the Cinema and Media Studies Department Wiki; accessing the Wiki requires a UChicago ID.