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School of Liberal Arts

Interdisciplinary Institute 2017-18 Visiting Scholar: Jane Caputi

Jane Caputi, who holds joint faculty appointments in the departments of women, gender and sexuality studies, and communication and multimedia at Florida Atlantic University, is serving as the institute’s 2017-18 visiting scholar.

During her year in residence, she will teach classes, lead symposia and partner with faculty and students interested in research and collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Institute.

Caputi is an accomplished interdisciplinary scholar with research interests in popular culture; film and television studies; gender-based violence; and environmental justice. In addition to writing several books, She has published dozens of journal articles and book chapters, delivered many conference papers and created two educational documentaries.  

She was named Eminent Scholar for 2016 by the Popular Culture/American Culture Association.