Montana State University

Women's & Gender Studies

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172320
Bozeman, MT 59717-2320

Tel: (406) 994-5206
Fax: (406) 994-7420
Location: 2-165 Wilson Hall

Women's & Gender Studies Committee Co-Chairs:

Mary Murphy

Kristen Intemann


WGS Faculty: Cynthia Stillwell

Cynthia Stillwell

Name: Cynthia Stillwell
Department: Department of Film & Photography
Departmental webpage: LINK

Women's & Gender Studies courses taught: WS 301: Integrative Seminar in Women’s Studies, WS Capstone Projects in Film.

Research interests: Professor Stillwell a filmmaker and teaches film production at the graduate and undergraduate level. She works with students interested in gender representation in the media, particularly cinema. That is, she focuses on projects, ideas and images in cinema that work to reinforce or expand current notions of gender. This may be in current popular cinema, historical or my her area of production, independent DIY filmmaking.  She is also constantly researching ways in which women in particular find and develop methods to have their voices heard, as film directors or independent media artists.

Updated: 10/11/2011