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Robert B. Connelly, Jr. Sr Adjunct Professorial Lecturer Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies Collaborative

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Bob Connelly is a senior adjunct professorial lecturer of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Bob received his M.F.A. in Film and Electronic Media at American University, and began teaching LGBTQ film theory and history in the school’s Department of Film and Media Arts in 2001 before joining WGSS to teach LGBTQ history in 2006. He has authored numerous articles on media representations of the LGBTQ community for The Advocate, the Independent Feature Project, and AU’s Center for Media & Social Impact. As a research manager for National Geographic Channel for 10 years, Bob oversaw the production of commissioned documentaries to ensure factual accuracy, editorial integrity, and overall compliance with the standards and practices of National Geographic Society and applicable U.S. and international broadcasting regulations. Degrees: MFA, Film and Electronic Media, American University BA, English, Colgate University
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