Faculty and Staff
Nick Schlegel
Asst Professor Comm Studies
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location: Seidlin Hall
Department: Psychology & Communication  
Phone: 607.871.2112  
Email:    
Nick Schlegel
Education
BA: Telecom & Film
Eastern Michigan University, 1995

MA: Media Arts & Studies
Wayne State University, 2002

PhD: Media Arts & Studies
Wayne State University, 2011

Background
Teaching Interests
Political Economy of Media
Genre Studies (particularly horror, cult, and exploitation cinema with a global emphasis)
Film History and Historiography
Media Literacy
Classic and Contemporary Television
Film & Video Production
Screenwriting
Media History, Aesthetics & Theory
Documentary Film
Film Music
Popular Culture

Selected Publications
Book

Sex, Sadism, Spain, and Cinema: The Spanish Horror Film. Rowman & Littlefield, June 2015. Available here. and here.

Chapters

"Hallo, Das Sind Jess Francos Krimis!" The Films of Jess Franco. Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series, Wayne State University Press, contracted.

"Mondo Mundo: Sound Design and Innovation in Mexico's El Mundo de los Vampiros." Mexican Horror Films: Studies in the Horror Film. McFarland, forthcoming.

"Identity Crisis: Imperialist Vampires in Japan?" Draculas, Vampires, and Other Undead Forms: Essays on Gender, Race and Culture. Eds: Kay Picart and John Edgar Browning. Scarecrow Press, 2009. Available here.

Current Research
My next book project proposes to classify, identify and examine the highly stylized and significant German Krimis (abbreviation for the German term Kriminalfilm or criminal film). International research should commence in 2017.

Links of Interest
My Incoming Faculty Interview with The Fiat Lux

My Website provides more information on my research, teaching portfolio, interviews and talks, my podcast, screenwriting workshops, consulting, and film curating events.