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Jerry W. Carlson
Campus Affiliation: City College of New York|CUNY Graduate Center
Phone: 212.817.7189
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D.
Research Interests: Narrative theory, global independent film, and the cinemas of the Americas.

Professor of French, Film Studies, and Comparative Literature

Senior Fellow, The Bildner Center for Western Hemispheric Studies

Ph.D. Program in French 
The Graduate Center, CUNY 
365 Fifth Avenue  
New York, NY 10016-4309

Chair, Department of Media & Communications Arts

Professor of Film and Comparative Literature

The City College, CUNY
138th Street & Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

Primary concentrations:

Narrative theory, global independent film, postcolonial studies, and comparative narrative arts of the Americas.

Selected Productions:

  • City University Television (CUNY-TV)
  • City Cinemathèque


  • Nine Emmy awards for "Nueva York", 2009
  • City Council of New York Citation for CANAPÉ, 2007