Biography

Jeffrey Ruoff is a film historian and documentary filmmaker in the Department of Film and Media Studies at Dartmouth College. He has contributed chapters to five books and has published articles in many journals, including CineAction, Visual Anthropology Review, Wide Angle, Cinema Journal, Documentaires, Iris, Visual Anthropology, and Film History. With his brother Kenneth, he co-authored a book on The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On and historical memory in postwar Japan. An American Family: A Televised Life, his study of the 1973 public television series, was published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2002. His anthology Virtual Voyages: Cinema and Travel was published by Duke University Press in 2006. His films and videos, including Hacklebarney Tunes: The Music of Greg Brown (1993) and The Last Vaudevillian (1998), have been shown at festivals and on television in the United States and abroad. He received a Ph.D. in film studies from the University of Iowa and an M.F.A. in film/video making from Temple University. Before coming to Dartmouth in the fall of 2001, he taught at the University of Amsterdam and Middlebury College.

Jeffrey Ruoff
Film and Media Studies
HB6194, Wilson Hall
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755, USA
Tel: 603-646-1553
Fax: 603-646-3848
E-mail: Jeffrey.k.ruoff@dartmouth.edu

 


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