Mary Dalton

Dr. Mary Dalton

WGS Rotating Core Faculty, Co-Director of the Documentary Film Program, and Associate Professor of Communication



Contact Information:

Office: Carswell Hall 027

Phone: (336) 758-6120

Email: dalton@wfu.edu



Ph.D.: University of North Carolina Greensboro, Cultural Studies, 1995

M.A.: University of North Carolina Greensboro, Broadcasting/Cinema, 1986

B.A.: Wake Forest University, Speech Communication and Theatre Arts, 1982


WGS Courses:

WGS 221: Issues in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


Professional/Research Focus:

Critical Media Studies

Documentary Film Making


Selected Publications:


  • The Hollywood Curriculum: Teachers in the Movies, Teacher TV: Sixty Years of Teachers on Television 
  • The Sitcom Reader: America Viewed and Skewed (co-editor)