Department of Women's & Gender Studies

Maria Russo

Office:   Hunziker Hall 132
Phone:   973-720-4046
Email:   russom3@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   email to make an appointment

Department: Women's and Gender Studies
Position: Adjunct Professor
Area Specialization: Media theory, gender studies, girl culture, media discourse, visual communication

Thesis Research:

What It Feels Like For a Girl…A critical analysis of Cindy Sherman's Untitled Film Stills (1977-1980) & Lauren Greenfield's Girl Culture (2002).  May 2006

Conference Papers:

Female Identity Deconstructed:  A Sociological Examination of Cindy Sherman’s Photography.  Paper to be presented at the 6th Annual Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Conference, The New School, New York, NY. April, 2006

Behind the Lens:  Photography's Role and Impact In Times of War.  Paper presented at the 5th Annual Critical Themes In Media Studies Graduate Conference, The New School, New York, NY.  October, 2004