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Kyle Edwards

525 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-4118

Associate Professor,
Program Director, Cinema Studies
Associate Editor, 
Creative Industries Journal
Ph.D. University of Texas-Austin

Areas of Study

Hollywood studio history; film adaptation; media industries; film authorship


"Morals, Markets, and 'Horror Pictures: The Rise of Universal Pictures and the Hollywood Production Code." Film & History 42, no. 2 (2012): 23-37.

"'Monogram Means Business': B-film Marketing and Series Filmmaking at Monogram Pictures." Film History 23, no. 4 (2011): 386-400.

"'Poe, You Are Avenged!': Edgar Allan Poe and Universal Pictures' The Raven (1935)." Adaptation 4, no. 2 (Sept 2011): 117-136.

"Corporate Authorship, Film Adaptation and Universal Pictures' The Raven (1935)." In Media Res (Nov 2007). | Read

"Brand-Name Literature: Film Adaptation and Selznick International Pictures' Rebecca (1940)." Cinema Journal 45, no. 3 (2006): 32-58.

Recent Courses:

CIN252: Methods of Cinema Studies
CIN301: History of Film -- Sound Era to 1958
CIN303: History of Film -- Into the 21st Century
CIN320: American Independent Cinema
CIN322: Star Studies: Barbara Stanwyck
CIN415: Social Theory/Film Theory
CIN450: The B Film

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