Elizabeth Alsop

Academic Director, Communication and Media, Liberal Studies

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101 West 31st Street, Office 708

New York, NY 10001

Phone: 212-652-2002

Elizabeth Alsop, Ph.D., is assistant professor and academic director of the communication and media and liberal studies programs. She received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature with a certificate in Film Studies from the CUNY Graduate Center, and has over ten years of experience teaching film and literature at institutions including Queens College and Hunter College, CUNY, and Western Kentucky University. More recently, she served as the assistant director of the Teaching and Learning Center at the Graduate Center, and helped lead the CUNY Humanities Alliance, a Mellon-funded grant designed to improve access to and equity within the humanities.

Her primary research interests include 20th-century American and British literature, narrative theory, and film and television studies. Her essays have appeared or are forthcoming in The Journal of Film and Video, The Velvet Light Trap, The Quarterly Review of Film and Video, Adaptation, College Literature, and Narrative; her current book, forthcoming from The Ohio State University Press, examines the role of character dialogue in the Anglo-American modernist novel. In addition to her scholarly work, she has also written about books, TV, and popular culture for publications including The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, Salon, The LA Review of Books, The TLS, and Bookforum.  

Recent News

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CUNY SPS Makes First Undergraduate “Z Degree” Possible At The City University of New York

November 27, 2018

CUNY SPS has now made it possible for its bachelor’s degree in communication and media to be completed without students ever purchasing a textbook, making it the first undergraduate “Z Degree” at a CUNY senior college.