Miriam Tola

Miriam Tola

2017 Lecturer in Communications and Media Studies

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Laurea, University of Rome, "La Sapienza," 2002
Master, Rutgers University, 2012
PhD, Rutgers University, 2016

Miriam Tola specializes in feminist and postcolonial environmental humanities and film studies. Her scholarly work has appeared in journals like Theory & Event, PhaenEx, South Atlantic Quarterly and Feminist Review. She received a Ph.D in Women’s and Gender Studies from Rutgers University. In 2018 she will start as assistant teaching professor at Northeastern University where she has been a visiting scholar in the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program. She has extensive professional experience as a journalist, documentary producer and film programmer in Italy and the United States. Her current scholarly projects include a monograph on the politics of gender and race in the Anthropocene, and an article on whiteness and animality in the cinema of Ulrich Seidl.