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Brian Rose

Brian Rose


Martino Hall, Room 705




PhD, University of Wisconsin

Biography and Research Interests

Film and television history, criticism, media economics, and programming.

Courses Taught

  • Intro to Media Industries

  • Introduction to Electronic Media

  • Hollywood Genres

  • Films of Alfred Hitchcock

  • History of Film 1890-1950

  • Internship Seminar


Selected Publications

Thinking Outside the Box: A Contemporary Television Genre Reader, University Press of Kentucky, 2005 (co-editor with Gary Edgerton)

Directing for Television, Scarecrow Press, 999

Televising the Performing Arts: Interviews with Merrill Brockway, Kirk Browning, and Roger Englander, Greenwood Press, 1992

Television and the Performing Arts, Greenwood Press, 1986

TV Genres, Greenwood Press, 1985

Narrative Structure in the Social Films of Frank Capra, Arno Press, March 1981

If It’s Too Easy, then There’s Usually Something Wrong; An Interview with Executive Producer Scott Hornbacher,” Mad Men edited by Gary Edgerton, I.B. Tauris, April 2011 

The Sharper Image: A Closer Lookat HDTV,” Television Quarterly, Vol. XXXIX, No. 1, Fall 2010

Mixed-Up Confusion: Television in the Twenty-First Century” co-author Ron Simon, Journal of Popular Film & Television, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 2, 2010

Broadway on Television,” in Broadway: An Encyclopedia of Theater and American Culture, edited by Thomas Greenfield, Greenwood Press, January 2010

Kirk Browning: Maestro of Performing Arts Television,” Television Quarterly, Vol. XXXVIII, Nos. 3 & 4, 2008

All The World’s An Electronic Stage: The Metropolitan Opera Ventures Into the Media Future, ”Television Quarterly, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 2, 2008