Timothy Corrigan

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Professor of English
202 Fisher-Bennett Hall
215/ 898-6273

Timothy Corrigan holds degrees from the University of Notre Dame (B.A.), University of Leeds (M.A.), Emory University (Ph.D.), and University of Paris-III.  Before joining Penn as Professor of English and Director of Film Studies in 2003, he was professor of English at Temple University.

Research Interests: 

His work in film studies has focused on modern American and international cinema, as well as pedagogy and film.


His books include New German Film: The Displaced Image (rev. 1994), The Films of Werner Herzog: Between Mirage and History (1986), Writing about Film (1989; rev. 1993), A Cinema without Walls: Movies and Culture after Vietnam (1991), and Film and Literature: An Introduction and Reader (1999).  His most recent book is The Film Experience (2004, co-authored with Patricia White), and he is presently concluding research on a book-length study titled The Essay Film.