Ron Wilson

Lecturer
Primary office:
785-864-3121
Summerfield Hall
Room 118I


Ron Wilson is a Lecturer in the Department of Film and Media Studies.  His research interests include classical Hollywood cinema, crime films and television, and violence in media.  He has published essays in Mob Culture: Hidden Histories of the American Gangster Film (Rutgers) and Film Noir: The Directors (Limelight Press).  His most recent publication will be as co-author on Police TV Dramas (forthcoming McFarland).  He is also currently finishing a Short Cuts series volume, The Gangster Film: Crime Culture and American Cinema for Columbia University Press.


Academic Interests

Classical Hollywood cinema, crime films and television, and violence in media


Publications

Mob Culture: Hidden Histories of the American Gangster Film (2005)

Film Noir: The Directors (2012)

The Gangster Film (2014)

Cop Shows: A Critical History of Police Dramas on Television (2015)


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