Zachary Finch

Senior Teaching Faculty


PhD, English-Media, Cinema, Digital Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
MA, English-Film Studies, North Carolina State University
BA, Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Areas of Research and Teaching

Scottish, British, and U.S. cinema and culture, short films, film genres, and genre theory, and film authorship and directors

Select Publications

Finch, Zach. "The Walking Dead and Gendering Zombie Austerity." Gender and Austerity in Popular Culture: Femininity, Masculinity, & Recession in Film & Television, edited by Helen Davies and Claire O'Callaghan, I.B. Tauris, 2017.

Finch, Zach. "Fast Times with Clueless Losers: Lessons on Sex and Gender in Amy Heckerling's Teen Films." Refocus: The Films of Amy Heckerling, edited by Frances Smith and Timothy Shary, Edinburgh University Press, 2016, pp. 36-52.

Finch, Zach. Review of Performing Authorship: Self-Inscription and Corporeality in the Cinema, by Cecelia Sayad. Journal of Film and Video, vol. 68, no. 1, 2016, pp. 58-59.

Finch, Zach. Review of Maya Deren: Incomplete Control, by Sarah Keller. Film Criticism, vol. 40, no. 3, 2016.

Nowlan, Bob and Zach Finch, editors. Directory of World Cinema: Scotland. Intellect, 2015.