Pamela Robertson Wojcik
Ph.D. in English, University of Chicago
Areas of specialization: American film, gender, genre, performance and stardom, sound and popular music, space and place
Classes: The Movie Musical, The Apartment Plot, The Child in Cinema, Film and Popular Music, Sinatra, Sex and Gender in Cinema, Basics of Film and Television
Pamela Robertson Wojcik is author of Fantasies of Neglect: Imagining the Urban Child in American Film and Fiction (Rutgers UP 2016), The Apartment Plot: Urban Living in American Film and Popular Culture, 1945 to 1975 (Duke UP 2010) and Guilty Pleasures: Feminist Camp from Mae West to Madonna (Duke UP 1996). She edited New Constellations: Movie Stars of the 1960s (Rutgers UP 2011), Movie Acting: The Film Reader (Routledge 2004) and (with Arthur Knight) Soundtrack Available: Essays on Film and Popular Music (Duke UP 2001). She is currently editing a collection of essays on the apartment plot in global context and writing a book about Gidget. She is President-Elect of the Society for Cinema Studies. She has taught at the University of Notre Dame since 1998 and lives in Chicago.