Professor of Film on the William R. Kenan, Jr. Chair
- Office: Vogelstein Cntr Drama and Film
- Office hours: Fall 2016 - On sabbatical
- Phone: 437-5269
- Box: 191
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Kozloff has been at Vassar since 1988. She teaches genre (e.g., Musicals, War Films, Romantic Comedy); cultural studies courses (The McCarthy Era and Film); and seminars, such as, The Films of Alfred Hitchcock and American Women Directors. Her scholarship focuses on American cinema, particularly on issues related to speech, narrative, and ideology. She has been invited to present her work at major symposiums in Australia, Denmark, Montreal and London, to contribute to textbooks and reference works, and to evaluate film programs at other colleges.
Ms. Kozloff’s publications include:
- co-editor with Jeff Jaeckle, Refocus: The Films of Preston Sturges, Edinburgh: U of Edinburgh Press, 2015.
- The Life of the Author. Montreal, Caboose Press, 2014.
- "Empathy and the Cinema of Engagement: Reevaluating the Politics of Film," Projections: The Journal of Movies and Mind 7:2 (Winter, 2013): 1-40.
- An Introduction to Film Genres, co-author. New York: Norton, 2013.
- "American Cinema 1939-1975," Oxford Bibliographies Online 2013.
- The Best Years of Our Lives, BFI Film Classics. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
- Overhearing Film Dialogue. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.
- Invisible Storytellers: Voice-over Narration in American Fiction Film. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988.
- "Narrative Theory and Television" in Channels of Discourse, Reassembled, ed. Robert C. Allen
- A more complete list can be found on the VC Faculty Scholarship Database and a complete c.v. on Academia.edu
Prior to her academic career, Ms. Kozloff worked freelance in film production in New York City, working on commercials, documentaries, educational films, low-budget features and "The American Short Story" series for PBS. She is married to a professional cinematographer.