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.