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About Me

Mary M. Dalton is Professor of Communication and Film Studies at Wake Forest University.

Her scholarly publications include articles, book chapters, and the books The Hollywood Curriculum:  Teachers in the Movies, Teacher TV:  Sixty Years of Teachers on Television, and the co-edited volume The Sitcom Reader:  America Viewed and Skewed.

Her documentaries have been screened at various festivals, museums, galleries, libraries, and on public television.  She is currently working on a longitudinal documentary project.

Professor Dalton teaches critical media studies courses and frequently comments on intersectionality and media on her blog Mary Dalton on Media, which is hosted on the WFDD-FM site.


From my blog, On Media…

  • What We’re Watching…Master of None
    by marymdalton on June 16, 2017 at 1:58 pm

    Over lunch recently, my friend Sara Giustini and I compared notes on what we’re watching. It was not only fun but illuminating! Sara and I are both […]

  • HOME TOWN
    by marymdalton on April 13, 2017 at 12:48 am

    Little known fact: I watch Fixer Upper on HGTV.* Yes, Chip and Joanna Gaines are a bit too perky, and their renovations look a little too similar […]

  • PERSEPOLIS
    by marymdalton on March 16, 2017 at 3:31 pm

    If you have never seen Persepolis (2007), you have an especially good reason to catch the Looking @ Art Cinema series Saturday morning (March 18 at […]

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