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Valerie Werder

Undergraduate Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow, 2024-2025

Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies


Research Fields: media theory; the history and theory of film and photography; contemporary art; the Black radical tradition; critical legal studies; performance studies; autofiction and autotheory; structuralism and poststructuralism; surveillance studies


PhD, Harvard University, Film and Visual Studies (in progress)
MA, Columbia University, Modern Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies (2015)
BS, SUNY New Paltz, Visual Arts (2011)
BA, SUNY New Paltz, English Literature (2011)

Languages: English, Spanish, German (reading)