Dana Och

  • Teaching Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Dana Och is Senior Lecturer. She serves as Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Film and Media Studies Program (critical studies) and is a Tina and David Bellet Award for Excellence in Teaching recipient for 2022. She writes frequently on questions of genre, Irish cinema, cult, and horror, including publications on Neil Jordan’s Irish horror films, the post-colonial zombie comedy, the neopostmodern horror film,  transnational horror circulation in Rare Exports. and the gendered reception of Twin PeaksPretty Little Liars, Fifty Shades of Grey, and Breaking Bad. She co-edited the anthology Transnational Horror Across Visual Media: Fragmented Bodies (Routledge 2014). She is affiliated faculty with GSWS.