Noel Carroll appointed to the Graduate Center

Noel Carroll Photo: Peter Waldvogel

Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. Program in Philosophy

Noel Carroll, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and one of the leading philosophers of art and aesthetics in the U.S., is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in the philosophy of film. He is the author of eleven monographs, including The Philosophy of Motion Pictures, Beyond Aesthetics, and The Philosophy of Horror; three edited collections; and over two hundred academic articles and reviews. His work also encompasses the philosophy of literature, the philosophy of visual arts, and social and cultural theory, and he has served as president of the American Society for Aesthetics. Carroll has been a regular contributor of journalistic reviews of dance, theater, and film in publications such as Artforum and the Village Voice. His new book, On Criticism, will be published in Fall 2008, and he is currently working on a book on the philosophy of humor. Carroll joins the Graduate Center from Temple University. He holds a Ph.D. in Cinema Studies from NYU, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Photo: Peter Waldvogel

Submitted on: AUG 1, 2008

Category: New Appointments to the GC