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Al Auster

Al Auster


Martino Hall, Room 704



PhD, SUNY at Stony Brook

Biography and Research Interests

Prof. Auster is interested in the history of film, the history of television, and film criticism.

Selected Publications

American Film and Society since 1945, Leonard Quart and Albert Auster, 4th ed. Praeger, 2011

thirysomething: Television, Women, and Work, Albert Auster and Leonard Quart, Lexington Books, 2007

How the War was Remembered: Hollywood & Vietnam, Albert Auster and Leonard Quart, Praeger, 1988 

Actresses and Suffragists, Prager Publishers Inc., 1984

Courses Taught

  • Films of Moral Struggle
  • Intro to Media Industries
  • Hollywood Genres
  • History of Film 1950-Present
  • Movies and the American Experience


  • Media Ecology Association
  • National Communication Association