Tutor in Gender, Media and Culture
Martha Shearer completed a PhD in Film Studies at King’s College London in 2013. She has a BA in Film and American Studies and MA in Film Studies, both from the University of East Anglia, and has also studied at Occidental College. Her research focuses on the city in American cinema and media, particularly in relation to genre (especially the musical), film music, postfeminist media culture, and the history of the Hollywood film industry. She has taught in the Film Studies department at KCL since 2010 and has also taught at Kingston University and Royal Holloway, University of London.