Vitae

Wayne State University
Department of Communication
585 Manoogian Hall
Detroit, MI, 48201
T: 313-577-2943
E: ctgullen@wayne.edu

Education

PhD (ABD), 2012
Film/Media Studies with Minors in English and Theatre
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

MA, 2006
Film and Media Studies
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

BS, 1999
Electrical Engineering
Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI

Dissertation

“The Corporeal Modification Musical: New Paradigms for Genre Analysis” (forthcoming)

Conferences

“BAKHTIN’S SWEET TRANSVESTITE: CARNIVAL AND THE POLYPHONIC MUSICAL”
New York University Music and The Moving Image Conference, New York, NY, June, 2012

“WAR REALLY IS HELL: INFECTION FILMS AS ALLEGORY IN WARTIME”
National Popular and American Culture Conference, St. Louis, MO, April, 2010

“TOO BIG FOR PRIME TIME: THE REPRESENTATION OF PLUS-SIZED WOMEN IN EVENING TELEVISION”
Midwest Popular and American Culture Associations Conference, Detroit, MI, October, 2009

“Now All I Got is A Barbie-Doll Crotch: The Evolution of the Corporeal Modification Musical”
National Popular and American Culture Conference, New Orleans, LA, April, 2009

“Dancing with the Dead: Corporeal Modification Musicals and Torture Films Recontextualized”
Midwest Popular and American Culture Associations Conference, Cincinnati, OH, October, 2008

“False Idols: American Idol, Fandom and Cultural Citizenship”
Popular and American Culture Associations in the South Conference, Jacksonville, FL, September, 2007

Experience
Seminole State College of Florida, Sanford, FL
Fall 2010 – Spr 2012
Adjunct Instructor
– Introduction to TV Production
– Introduction to Audio Production
– The Art of Film

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Fall 2009 – Sum 2010
Graduate Teaching Assistant
– Introduction to Film
– Introduction to Video and Audio Production

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Win 2007 – Sum 2009
Graduate Student Assistant
– Perform television production and editing

Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI
Fall 2006 – Sum 2010
Adjunct Instructor
– Introduction to Film Studies
– Introduction to Rhetoric and Logic
– Camera for Broadcast
– Broadcast Studio Technique
– Introduction to Video Production
– Foundations of Professional Communication (Graduate)
– Rhetoric of Technical and Professional Communication (Graduate)
– Technical and Professional Communication
– Presentation Media
– Advanced Professional Communication
– Internship Supervision
– Basic Speech

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Fall 2006
Adjunct Instructor
– Introduction to Film

Special Lectures:
– Seminar on the Hollywood Musical
– History of Film

Research

Classical and contemporary American Cinema, The Hollywood Musical, Genre Theory, Film Music, Media History, Cultural Studies, Visual Rhetoric and Culture, Semiotics

Award and Grants

Summer 2011 Dissertation Fellowship
– The Graduate School, Wayne State University, 2011

Teaching Excellent Award
– Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Lawrence Technological University, 2010

Graduate Student Travel Award
– 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012

Credits

Director

  • Answering the Call: An Affirmation of Patriotism, In Production

Editor

  • Answering the Call: An Affirmation of Patriotism, In Production
  • Don’t Throw Away Your Old Computer, PSA, 2008
  • WSU C&IT Newsmagazine: Wimba, 2008
  • Memorial Tribute for Judge Justin “Chuck” Ravitz, 2008
  • Wayne State University Virtual Tour, 2008
  • Investiture of Judge Elizabeth Gleicher, 2007
  • Remembering Detroit’s West Side, 2007

Videographer

  • Answering the Call: An Affirmation of Patriotism, In Production
  • Don’t Throw Away Your Old Computer, PSA, 2008
  • Memorial Tribute for Judge Justin “Chuck” Ravitz, 2008

Sound Designer/Composer

  • Answering the Call: An Affirmation of Patriotism, In Production
  • Remembering Detroit’s West Side, 2007

Assistant Director/Producer/Editor

  • The Record Collection, 2005

Affiliations

Society for Cinema and Media Studies
Popular and American Culture Associations in the South
Midwest Popular and American Culture Associations

Service

2010

  • WSU Communication Department Research Colloquium Presentation
  • WSU Communication Department Promotional Video Shoot – Director, D.P. and Editor

2008-2009

  • Summer Doctoral Seminar, Chair: Dr. Jackie Byars
    • Assist with organization of one week Doctoral residency within Communication Department
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