Jerry W. Carlson

Director, Cinema Studies Program, City College & CUNY-TV, CUNY

Jerry W. Carlson (Ph.D., University of Chicago) is Director of the Cinema Studies Program in the Department of Media & Communication Arts at City College and a member of the doctoral faculties of French, Film Studies, and Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center, CUNY. He is a specialist in narrative theory, global independent film, and the cinemas of the Americas. He is an active producer, director, and writer. An Emmy award winning Senior Producer for City University Television (CUNY-TV), he created and produces the series City Cinematheque about film history, Canape about French-American cultural relations, and Nueva York (in Spanish) about the Latino cultures of New York City.