Film & visual culture, transnationalism, globalization, space and place, Southern Studies
Severin Mueller is a Ph.D. student in Cultural Studies and a Graduate Teaching Assistant at George Mason University. He has received both his Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Studies and his Master of Arts degree in Media Dramaturgy at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany. Severin's primary research focuses on the representation of the U.S. South on film in transnational contexts and perspectives. He is particularly interested in the manifestation of power in texts as well as in artistic interventions that attempt to counter and decenter existing hierarchies.