Keith Corson | Part-time Assistant Professor
Office: 309A Palmer Hall | Phone: (901) 843-3141 | Email:


Keith has been at Rhodes since Spring 2013, teaching courses in film studies and sections of the first-year writing seminar. His research focuses on film history, African American cinema, media industries, popular music, and the culture of sports. He is the author of Trying to Get Over: African American Directors After Blaxploitation, 1977-1986 (University of Texas Press, forthcoming) and has contributed chapters to anthologies relating to Sidney Poitier, Tyler Perry, Ice-T, and sports documentaries as well as having his work appear in the journals Souls and Callaloo.


Ph.D., Cinema Studies, New York University, 2012
M.A., Radio-Television-Film, University of Texas at Austin, 2007
B.A. (magna cum laude), Film Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2004


FYWS 151 - First Year Writing Seminar
English 202 - Introduction to Cinema
English 382 - Film Theory