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Julie Lobalzo Wright

Assistant Professor in Film and Television Studies, University of Warwick

Julie Lobalzo Wright holds a BA in English with an emphasis on Film Studies from the University of Colorado at Denver, MA in Film Studies from Queen Mary, University of London and a PhD in Film Studies from King’s College London. She has published extensively on stardom, including the co-edited book Lasting Screen Stars: Images that Fade and Personas that Endure (Palgrave) and her own monograph, Crossover Stardom: Popular Male Music Stars in American Cinema (Bloomsbury); musicals, including the co-edited book Musicals at the Margins: Genre, Boundaries, Cannons (Bloomsbury); and animation, including a journal article on The Rock in Moana.

In addition to publishing, she has appeared on various BBC radio stations and on TRT World TV.

Experience

  • 2021–present
    Assistant Professor in Film and Television Studies, University of Warwick
  • 2016–2021
    Teaching Fellow in Film and Television Studies, University of Warwick
  • 2015–2016
    Teaching Fellow in Film, University of Surrey
  • 2008–2015
    Teaching Assistant , Queen Mary, University of London

Education

  • 2011 
    King's College London, PhD
  • 2006 
    Queen Mary, University of London, MA
  • 2004 
    University of Colorado at Denver, BA in English with an emphasis in Film

Publications

  • 2020
    Musicals at the Margins: Genre, Boundaries, Canons, co-editor
  • 2019
    Animation and the Star Body, Film Philosophy Journal
  • 2017
    Crossover Stardom: Popular Male Music Stars in American Cinema,
  • 2016
    The all-American golden boy: Robert Redford, blond hair and masculinity in Hollywood, Celebrity Studies
  • 2016
    Lasting Screen Stars: Images that Fade and Personas that Endure, Co-editor

Professional Memberships

  • BAFTSS
  • SCMS