Liz Richards

Associate Professor


M.F.A.Visual Studies: Film + VideoVisual Studies Workshop at SUNY Brockport
M.A.American Studies: Women's StudiesUniversity at Buffalo
B.A.AnthropologyMillersville University

Professional Experience

  • Former Producer at the PBS History Series, American Experience
  • Former Teaching Artist and Director of Cinema Production at Point Park University
  • Freelance Filmmaker and Video/Sound Artist

Teaching Interests

I currently teach courses in Video Production, Audio Production, Television Production, Adobe Creative Suite applications, and Documentary Studies. My other teaching and research interests include Critical Race Theory, Race and Privilege, Gender Identity, Intersectional Feminism, the Social Construction of Knowledge, Epistemology and Pedagogy.

Research/Creative Works

I have produced a number of documentary films, avant garde/experimental films, and have created many video and sound installations. I have also worked as a film editor, sound recordist, and post-production coordinator on other director’s films, and have worked in other artistic media.