Faculty Bio

Sarah Kozloff

Professor of Film on the William R. Kenan, Jr. Chair

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:

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.