- Additional Positions at AU
- Associate Professor
- MA Theatre, American University
- John Douglass is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He has been at American for more than 30 years and through most of this time has served as director of the film and media arts division. His contributions to the Washington, DC media community were acknowledged with the Distinguished Achievement Award from the International Television Association (ITVA-DC). Douglass has twice served as chair of the Faculty Senate and is currently chair of the Institutional Budget & Benefits Committee. He teaches screenwriting and guides graduate thesis projects.
COMM-484 Writing Episodic TV Series
COMM-682 Writing for Visual Media
Area of Expertise
Television and film production, entertainment
John Douglass is the coauthor, with AU colleague Glenn Harnden, of The Art of Technique: An Aesthetic Approach to Film and Video Production (Allyn & Bacon).