Dr. Michèle Bissière

Department of Languages and Culture Studies


Michèle Bissière is Professor of French in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies, where she teaches courses in language, literature and culture. She uses film in all her courses to reinforce language skills and elements of culture. She taught "...

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Dr. Jonathan Crane

Department of Communications Studies

Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Dr. Jonathan Crane is an Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Communication Studies. He received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Illinois and his Ph.D. in Communications from the Institute of Communications...

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Daniela Cunico Dal Pra, PhD

Languages and Culture Studies


Daniela Cunico Dal Pra, PhD, received her M.A. from the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice, Italy. Ms. Cunico Dal Pra teaches many different courses including Italian and Latin languages and literatures, History of Beauty through Western Art History, Global...

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Will S. Davis

Languages and Culture Studies

Lecturer in Film Studies
COED 420

William S. Davis is an Adjunct Professor for the Film Studies Program in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies. He received his Bachelor's in Art with a concentration in Photography and Film Studies Minor from UNC Charlotte in 2004, and his...

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Dr. Tony Jackson

Department of English


Dr. Tony Jackson is a professor in the English department. He earned his B.A. from University of South Carolina, his M.A. from University of Oregon and his Ph.D. from UCLA. He teaches many different courses including British Literature, Narrative Theory...

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Phillip Kaffen

Phillip Kaffen

Languages and Culture Studies

Assistant Professor
COED 455

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Sarah Minslow

Dr. Sarah Minslow

Department of English

Department Advisor
Fretwell 276B

Dr. Sarah Minslow is the Director of Undergraduate Advising for the English Department. She is from North Carolina. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Clemson University and remains a dedicated Tigers fan. After graduation, she moved to Australia, where she earned her Ph.D. in English with specialization in Children's Literature. She teaches courses about children's literature and human rights, including War and Genocide in Children's Literature and Refugees in Literature and Film. Dr. Minslow has been working at UNC Charlotte since 2011. She has two dogs, Henry James...

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Dr. Mark Pizzato



Dr. Mark Pizzato (Professor of Theatre) teaches screenwriting and various topics courses in film at UNC Charlotte, along with theatre history, drama, and performance theory. He holds a Ph.D. in English from UW-Milwaukee, an MFA in dramatic writing from...

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Dr. Robert C. Reimer

Department of Languages and Culture Studies

Professor of German

Dr. Robert Reimer is Professor of German in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies. He received his Ph.D. in German Language and Literature from the University of Kansas 1971 and has taught at UNC Charlotte since 1971. Dr. Reimer teaches courses...

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Debra C. Smith

Department of Africana Studies

Associate Professor

Debra C. Smith is an Associate Professor in the Department of Africana Studies. She teaches courses in film, culture and history. She teaches Black Images in the Media, a course that examines the stereotypical images of blacks in film and television...

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Rodney Stringfellow

Film Studies

Adjunct Lecturer in Film Studies
COED 420

Rodney Stringfellow is an Adjunct Professor of Screenwriting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte (2010 to present). He also teaches a screenwriting course at The Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photography & Film. Previously, Rodney was...

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Kai Werbeck

Kai Werbeck

Languages and Culture Studies

Associate Professor
COED 452

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