Sonia Lupher

  • Visiting Lecturer

Sonia Lupher is a Visiting Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, where she completed her PhD. She holds a Master’s degree in Film Studies from Columbia University and a BA in Film Studies from Willamette University. Her research focuses on the post-2000s wave of women’s horror cinema, and particularly how the horror genre functions as a crucial tool for reconsidering the 1970s women’s cinema and film festival movements. Sonia is the founder and editor of the digital humanities project Cut-Throat Women: A Database of Women Who Make Horror, which catalogues the work of hundreds of female practitioners in horror media production. Her scholarship has appeared in Jump Cut, Critical Quarterly, and Studies in the Fantastic