PhD, Northwestern University
BA, University of Notre Dame
Research and Teaching Interests:
Modern theatrical architecture
American film history
Film and visual theory
History of technology
Science fiction film
Contemporary global cinema
Szczepaniak-Gillece, Jocelyn. The Optical Vacuum: Spectatorship and Modernized American Theater Architecture. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Szczepaniak-Gillece, Jocelyn, and Groening, Stephen. Afterword, Objects, Exhibition, and the Spectator. 28.3 Film History, 2016.
Szczepaniak-Gillece, Jocelyn, and Groening, Stephen. Objects, Exhibition, and the Spectator - Special issue of Film History. 28.3 Film History, 2016.
Szczepaniak-Gillece, Jocelyn. “Smoke and Mirrors: Cigarettes, Cinephilia, and Reverie in the American Movie Theater.” Film History 28.3 (2016): 85-113.
Szczepaniak-Gillece, Jocelyn. “In the House, in the Picture: Distance and Proximity in the American Mid-Century Neutralized Theatre.” World Picture 7, "Distance". (2012): 1-18.
Szczepaniak-Gillece, Jocelyn. “The Hues of Memory, the Shades of Experience: Color and Time in 'Syndromes and a Century'.” Color and the Moving Image: History, Theory, Aesthetics, Archive. Routledge, (2012): 104-113.