Stephen Prince has taught film history, criticism, and theory at Virginia Tech for 20 years. His research and publications focus on violence in motion pictures, on Japanese director Akira Kurosawa and Japanese cinema, on the American film industry, on American film during the 1980s, and on political cinema.
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Areas of Expertise
Cinema Studies, Cinema History
Production/Research Areas: Film Criticism and History (especially Japanese Cinema and Movie Violence)
Teaching Areas: film history and criticism
Education & Training
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
M.A., University of Pennsylvania
B.A., University of Maryland
What do you most enjoy about your work?
The lively interaction with students, and the opportunity to share the great works of cinema history with students.
Name a play, film, or recording that has influenced you and that you would recommend to others.
The films of Charles Chaplin, Akira Kurosawa and John Ford. All the possibilities of cinema are contained in their work.
Memberships & Affiliations
Past President of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies