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Nicholas J. Simpson

Nicholas J. Simpson
Visiting Instructor

Degrees Held

BA (Cum Laude), Film and Drama, University of Reading, 1997
MEd, English, Media, Drama, London Metropolitan University, 2003
MA, Communication, University of Memphis, 2011

Academic Summary

Nick is a producer/director of fiction and documentary films, and a professional photographer and videographer. His research interests include gender representation in mainstream American cinema; auteur theory; psychoanalytical film criticism; documentary form and narrative and the life and career of Stanley Kubrick.

Courses taught

Introduction to Film
Oral Communication
Contemporary Cinema


'A Life in Pictures' (1996)

'In Concert' (1997)

'After the Storm' (2006)

'Field of Screams' (2007)

'Lessons in Faith' (2011)

Honors and Awards

University of Memphis Graduate Performance Award, 2007 (for 'After the Storm')

Phone:  901-678-2574

Fax: 901-678-4331


Office:  TH 219

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