Jacqueline Reich

Jacqueline Reich is Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University. Her areas of expertise include star studies, masculinity, film history and theory, fashion studies, and Italian and Italian American cinema. She is the author of Beyond the Latin Lover: Marcello Mastroianni, Masculinity, and Italian Cinema (Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2004) and co-editor of Re-viewing Fascism: Italian Cinema, 1922-1942  (Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2002). She also founded the book series New Directions in National Cinemas for Indiana University Press, which she curated until 2015.  In addition, she has published and lectured widely on Italian American film, fashion and Italian cinema, and early twentieth-century physical culture in the United States and Italy.  She has recently published two new books: The Maciste Films of Italian Silent Cinema (Forthcoming, Indiana UP, 2015), in collaboration with the National Film Museum in Turin, and Divi. La mascolinità nel cinema italiano (Donzelli, 2015), with Catherine O'Rawe. In Fall 2011 she was awarded a mid-career fellowship from the Howard Foundation at Brown University.