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Charles John Musser

Charles John Musser, American film educator, film historian. Member Organization American Historians, American History Association, American Studies Association, Association Indiana Video and Filmmakers, Society Cinema Studies (member editorial board Cinema journal 1990-1992, committee member preservation and access 1991-1992), Domitor.

Background

  • Musser, Charles John was born on January 16, 1951 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Robert John and Marilyn (Keach) Musser.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1975. Master of Arts, New York University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1986.

    Career

    • Adjunct assistan professor department cinema studies New York University, New York City, 1987-1989. Adjunct assistant professor school arts Columbia University, 1988-1992. Assistant professor Yale University, New Haven, 1992-1995, associate professor, since 1995.

      Visiting lecturer Yale University, Spring, 1987. Adjunct assistant professor department cinema studies New York University, 1987—1989. Adjunct assistant professor school arts Columbia University, New York City, 1988—1992.

      Visiting assistant professor School Film & television University of California at Los Angeles, 1991—1992. Guest programmer/freelance editor, guest curator Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1978-1979, 90-91, 94. Film historian Thomas Edison Papers, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, since 1980.

      Co-curator American Federation of the Arts, 1983-1986. Consultant American Museum of the Moving Image, 1984-1987. Co-chair seminar on film and interdisciplinary interpretation Columbia University, 1985-1995.

      Visiting lecturer Yale University, spring 1987. Guest curator New York History Society, 1989-1991. Visiting assistant professor department cinema studies New York University, spring 1990.

      Visiting assistant professor School of Film & television University of California at Los Angeles, 1991-1992, co-chair, 2000-2008.

    Works

    Membership

    Member Organization American Historians, American History Association, American Studies Association, Association Indiana Video and Filmmakers, Society Cinema Studies (member editorial board Cinema journal 1990-1992, committee member preservation and access 1991-1992), Domitor.

    Connections

    • Married Lynne Zeavin, October 15, 1988 (divorced 1995). 1 child, Hannah Grace Zeavin Musser. Married Maria Threese Serana, May 23, 2005.

      1 child, John Carlos Leon Thelonious Serana Musser.
    • father: Robert John Musser
    • mother: Marilyn (Keach) Musser
    • spouses: Lynne Zeavin
    • Maria Threese Serana
    • children: Hannah Grace Zeavin Musser
    • John Carlos Leon Thelonious Serana Musser
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    Born January 16, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1975
      Yale University
    • 1979
      New York University
    • 1986
      New York University
    • 1987
      visiting lecturer, Yale University
      Spring, Texas, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      Adjunct assistant, professor department cinema studies New York University
    • 1987 - 1989
      adjunct assistant, professor department cinema studies New York University
    • 1988 - 1992
      adjunct assistant, professor school arts Columbia University
    • 1988 - 1992
      adjunct assistant, professor school arts Columbia University
    • 1991 - 1992
      visiting assistant, professor School Film & television University of California at Los Angeles
    • 1992 - 1995
      assistant, professor Yale University
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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