Mike Phillips | Cinema and Photography | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Mass Communication and Media Arts

Mike Phillips, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor - Cinema and Photography

Mike Phillips

Email: michael.d.phillips@siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-2223
Office: COMM 2221

Mike Phillips studies and teaches American and transnational popular culture, specializing in film genre, historical fiction, African American cinema, and intermediality. He holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, with Certificates in Film Studies and American Studies, from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). His work has appeared in Film & History, Alphaville Journal of Film & Media Studies, Orbit: A Journal of American Literature, and the anthology Documenting the Black Experience. He previously taught film and media studies at Brooklyn College, Purchase College, and the College of Staten Island, as well as in CUNY's entry-to-college program for members of the SEIU labor union.