Sabine Haenni

Associate Professor of Film and American Studies

Haenni received her B.A. in English and Russian from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in English from the University of Chicago. She is the author of The Immigrant Scene: Ethnic Amusements in New York, 1880-1920 (University of Minnesota Press, 2008) and coeditor (with John White) of Fifty Key American Films (Routledge, 2009). Much of her research involves questions of migration and urbanism. Current projects include a book-length study on cinema in the port city of Marseilles, and an edited anthology of world films. Her teaching areas include American, transnational and silent film; popular and mass culture; cinema in the context of other media (including fiction and theater); immigrant and ethnic film and culture; and the intersection between urbanism and media.

Contact: (607) 255-4506