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Susan Scheibler - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Susan Scheibler

Chair and Associate Professor and of Film, Television and Media Studies | Loyola Marymount University


Associate Professor of Film, TV & Video Games at Loyola Marymount University


Sue Scheibler has graduate degrees in New Testament Studies and Philosophy of Religion and a PhD in Critical Studies (Film and Television) from the University of Southern California. She has published in Theorizing Documentary, Alternative Media Handbook, War: Interdisciplinary Investigations, Signs and assorted journals. Her research and teaching interests include film theory, television studies, documentary, Asian film, science fiction, technologies of war, memory, video games and Asian philosophy.

Scheibler has spoken at such engagements as the War, Virtual War and Human Security Conference where she presented on the topic of “Experiencing War the Video Game Way: Call of Duty 2” and the American Cultural Studies Association where she spoke aboutavatars, war and the documentary image.

She is currently working on two projects: Windows, Frames, Screens: Understanding Media and The Meditative Gaze: Media and Eastern Philosophy.

Education (5)

University of Southern California: Ph.D., Critical Studies 1994

University of Southern California : M.A., Critical Studies 1985

Claremont Graduate University: M.A., Philosophy of Religion 1984

Talbot Theological Seminary: M.A., New Testament Studies 1978

Biola University: B.A., Biblical Studies, Communication Arts (Theater) 1976


Areas of Expertise (7)

Video Game Studies

Documentary Film and Video Theory and History

Film Theory and History

Tv Theory and History

Asian Film and Tv

Science Fiction Film and Tv

International Film Theory and History

Industry Expertise (2)

Media Production