Film & visual culture, transnationalism, globalization, space and place, southern studies
Severin Mueller is a doctoral student in Cultural Studies. He is a Presidential Scholar at George Mason University and website co-editor of the Cultural Studies program. Before joining the Cultural Studies Ph.D. program, 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.