Faculty

The very interdisciplinary study of cinema at Lake Forest College brings together faculty from a wide variety of disciplines:  chaired in the Department of Communication, its courses are taught by professors in that department as well in philosophy, modern languages, music, history, English, and art.

  • David Park
    Associate Professor and Chair of Communication, Chair of Cinema Studies

    Areas of Study: mass communication theory; experts, intellectuals, and the media; the intellectual history of communication research; theoretical perspectives on new media

  • Cynthia T. Hahn
    Professor of French

    Areas of Study:   French language; Francophone literature of Quebec, Africa, and Lebanon; French literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; translation; business French; French film

  • Donald Meyer
    Professor of Music

    Areas of Study:  music history, music theory, film music, electronic music, music composition.

  • Janet McCracken
    Professor of Philosophy, Chair of Self-Designed Major

    Areas of Study:  aesthetics, history of philosophy, gender studies, film

  • Dan LeMahieu
    Hotchkiss Presidential Professor of History,
    Director of the Master of Liberal Studies Program

    Areas of Study:  modern European history

  • Linda Horwitz
    Associate Professor of Communication

    Areas of Study:  feminist rhetoric, history of rhetoric, American public address

  • Richard Fisher
    Associate Professor of German and Chair of Classical Studies

    Areas of Study:  Goethezeit, modern German literature, literary genres, epic literature, comparative studies

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