Ross’s course offerings including Women in Film, Film History, Narrative Video
Production and Screenwriting. She has been teaching film studies and production at Sacred
Heart since 2006. 

Recent Courses Taught: Women in Film, Film History, Romantic Comedy in Film and
Television, Narrative Video Production, Television Newsmagazine Production, Vampires in
Popular Culture, and Screenwriting. 

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin—Madison. 

Contributions to Books

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Asta the Screwball Dog: Gender, Class, and Hollywood's Canine Sidekick (with James Castonguay), Communication and Media Studies Faculty Publications (2014)
 

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1922: Movies and the Perilous Future, Communication and Media Studies Faculty Publications (2009)
 

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The Hollywood Flapper and the Culture of Media Consumption, Communication and Media Studies Faculty Publications (2000)
 

Articles

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The O'Kalem Collection, Communication and Media Studies Faculty Publications (2013)

Review article by Sara Ross.

In 1910, the Kalem film company sent a small group...

 

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Invitation to the Voyage: The Flight Sequence in Contemporary 3D Cinema, Communication and Media Studies Faculty Publications (2012)

The soaring movement of the flight scene is a signature effect of the current 3D...

 

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Screening the Modern Girl: Intermediality in the Adaptation of Flaming Youth, Communication and Media Studies Faculty Publications (2010)

In November 1923, First National Pictures released a film adaptation of a scandalous bestselling novel,...

 

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The Americanization of Tsuru Aoki: Orientalism, Melodrama, Star Image, and the New Woman, Communication and Media Studies Faculty Publications (2005)

This article contextualizes issues of race and Orientalism in the career of Japanese actress Tsuru...

 

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'Good Little Bad Girls': Controversy and the Flapper Comedienne, Communication and Media Studies Faculty Publications (2001)


In the late 1910s and early 1920s, the American film industry experimented with variety of...

 

Book Reviews

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Review: Karen Ward Mahar (2008): Women Filmmakers in Early Hollywood, Communication and Media Studies Faculty Publications (2010)

Book review

Mahar, Karen Ward. Women Filmmakers in Early Hollywood. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press,...