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Sophia Harvey Associate Professor of Film

Sophia Siddique Harvey holds a PhD from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. Her research interests include Singapore cultural studies, representations of trauma and memory in Cambodian, Indonesian, and Thai cinema, and genre (Asian Horror and Global Science Fiction).  She has published in the Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, and the Journal of Chinese Cinemas. She co-edited Transnational Horror Cinema: Bodies of Excess and the Global Grotesque (Palgrave Macmillan 2016) with Raphael Raphael. Sophia Siddique Harvey is completing her manuscript: Screening Singapore: Sensuous Citizenship Formations and the National (AUP).

  • BA, MA, PhD, University of Southern California
  • At Vassar since 2008


Departments and Programs


  • FILM 391. Sensuous Theory Writing Workshop
  • FILM 392. Research Seminar in Film History and Theory