Samantha N. Sheppard

Samantha N. Sheppard is the Mary Armstrong Meduski '80 Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Studies in the Department of Performing & Media Arts at Cornell University. She writes extensively on black cultural production and production cultures. She is the co-editor of From Madea to Media Mogul: Theorizing Tyler Perry and has a forthcoming manuscript titled Sporting Blackness: Race, Embodiment, and Critical Muscle Memory On Screen, which is under contract with the University of California Press.