Dr. Elyce Rae Helford

Professor

Dr. Elyce Rae Helford
615-898-5961
Room 361, Peck Hall (PH)
MTSU Box 70, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Varies by semester

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Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Iowa (1992)
  • M.A., University of Iowa (1990)
  • B.A., Lake Forest College, IL (1984)

Areas of Expertise

  • Women's, Gender, and Queer Studies
  • Film and Popular Culture
  • Jewish American and Holocaust Studies

Biography

Dr. Helford teaches courses in film studies and popular culture as well as Jewish American and Holocaust studies. She is currently directoradvisor of MTSU's Jewish and Holocaust Studies minor and former director of Women’s and Gender Studies. Dr. H's most recent publication is the collection The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary Media Culture, co-edited with MTSU grad students/alums Sarah Gray, Shiloh Carroll, and Michael Howard (University of Mississippi Pres...

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Dr. Helford teaches courses in film studies and popular culture as well as Jewish American and Holocaust studies. She is currently directoradvisor of MTSU's Jewish and Holocaust Studies minor and former director of Women’s and Gender Studies. Dr. H's most recent publication is the collection The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary Media Culture, co-edited with MTSU grad students/alums Sarah Gray, Shiloh Carroll, and Michael Howard (University of Mississippi Press) and is currently working on a book on gender and the films of George Cukor. She edited a special issue on anime for the Journal of Science Fiction Film and Television (2014) and the collections Fantasy Girls: Gender in the New Universe of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Rowman and Littlefield, 2000) and Enterprise Zones: Critical Positions on Star Trek (Westview 1996). Recent articles on film and television have been published in Feminist Media StudiesJewish Film and New Media, and Studies in Popular Culture.

More at www.elycehelford.com

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