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Robert Sitton, Ph.D.

Robert Sitton

Department of Culture & Media
rsitton@marylhurst.edu

Education

Ph.D. in Philosophy, Duke University
BA in Philosophy and Psychology, Wake Forest University

Classes Taught

Technology, History and Global Power
History of Film
History of Medicine

About

After earning his Ph.D., Robert Sitton joined the cultural news department of The New York Times and went on to head the film education program of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. After teaching at the University of California at Berkeley, he directed the Northwest Film Study Center at the Portland Art Museum during its formative years. At Marylhurst, he specializes in the histories of film, medicine and technology. His most recent writing appeared in The Journal of Film and Philosophy. Sitton has recently published a biography of the pioneering film critic Iris Barry. His book is Lady in the Dark, Iris Barry and the Art of Film (Columbia University Press, 2014)

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