Mary Dalton


Dr. Dalton’s major areas of research are in critical media studies and documentary filmmaking. Her documentaries have been screened at various festivals, museums, galleries, and libraries. Dr. Dalton is also a media critic and regular contributor to the National Public Radio affiliate WFDD-FM, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Her scholarly publications include articles, book chapters, and the book: The Hollywood Curriculum: Teachers in the Movies, Teacher TV: Sixty Years of Teachers on Television, and the co-edited volume The Sitcom Reader: America Viewed and Skewed. Teaching interests include Introduction to Film, Film Theory and Criticism, Screenwriting, Film History to 1945, Film History 1945 to present, Special Topics, including Culture & the Sitcom, Gender & Hitchcock, and The Films of Charlie Chaplin.

What will you build?

A digital map? A web exhibit? A course blog anthologized at the end of the semester? A collaboratively annotated critical edition of primary sources? Paintings or art prints digitized to support deep zoom? Or something else?

Whatever you imagine, we can build with you.

  • Digital Humanities Research Designer

    Carrie consults on the development of digitally-inflected scholarly projects. She assists faculty and faculty-student research teams in deciding the best platforms for showcasing their work and for visualizing their data. Recently Carrie has collaborated with faculty to design digital exhibits of rare materials using Omeka and has assisted with integrating technology into class projects.

  • Scholarly Communication Librarian

    Molly consults on copyright and author rights management issues for scholarly projects and products. She assists faculty in understanding their intellectual property rights as content creators, and in assessing rights and permissions when projects incorporate others’ copyrighted works.