Ph.D., 1989; Cinema Studies, New York University
Ph.D., 1980; Philosophy, State University of New York at Stony Brook
B.A., 1974; Queens College, City University of New York
Major Interests: Experimental Cinema, Radio, Theater, Sound Art; Psychopathology of Expression; Post-structural Narratology and Literal Theory; Theory of Landscape; Performative Writing.
Fellowships/Honors: Phi Betta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude (Queens College CUNY, 1974); Graduate Council Fellowship (SUNY Stony Brook, 1974-1977); Fulbright-Hays Fellowship (Paris, 1978-1979); First Prize, Society for Cinema Studies Essay Contenst (1988); Centre National du Livre (Paris) translation grant (1995); Etants Donnés Grant (1999) from the French-American Fund for the Performing Arts for the production of Theater of the Ears (a play for electronic marionette and taped voice).