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Theresa L. Geller joined the Grinnell faculty as its first film specialist through the Expanding Knowledge Initiative (EKI), which was implemented to further enhance interdisciplinary learning. http://www.grinnell.edu/offices/dean/eki Professor Geller teaches courses in film and media studies, literary and critical theory, and feminist and queer studies. Her research interests include film history, continental philosophy, queer theory, film genre, cultural studies, and feminist film theory. She has published in such journals as Senses of Cinema, Rhizomes,and Biography, and has chapters in the scholarly anthologies Gender After Lyotard and East Asian Cinemas: Exploring Transnational Connections on Film. Her current book project, Generic Subversions: Deformations of Character in Popular Cinema, examines the subversive possibilities of contemporary genre film employing the methodological tools of cultural studies and queer epistemology.