Peter Kunze

Visiting Assistant Professor of Film Studies

Continuing Education Center (CEC) 134


  • Ph.D., Media Studies, University of Texas at Austin
  • Ph.D., English, Florida State University
  • M.A., English, Florida State University

Peter C. Kunze’s research and teaching interests include media history, media aesthetics, industry studies, film genres, authorship, convergence culture, and children’s media. He sits on the boards of the Literature/Film Association, Studies in American Humor, and Studies in Musical Theatre, and he co-founded the SCMS special interest group for children’s and youth media and culture. He edited The Films of Wes Anderson: Critical Essays on an Indiewood Icon and Conversations with Maurice Sendak, and he co-edited American–Australian Cinema: Transnational Connections. His current book project, Staging a Comeback: Broadway, Hollywood, and the Disney Renaissance, examines the creative and industrial relationships between Hollywood and Broadway.

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