Margaret (Maggie) Flinn
Dr. Maggie Flinn is an associate professor of French and of Film Studies. She is the author of a book on architecture and cinema in 1930s France. She has also authored articles on French film theory, comics of the Franco-Belgian tradition, new media art, and French and Francophone cinemas across the 20th century.
Dr. Flinn has been teaching in the classroom since 1997. Prior to that, she worked in outdoor (experiential) education. At The Ohio State University, she offers courses on French and Francophone cinemas, comics, cultural studies, and literature at all levels of the curriculum, including doctoral seminars for the Department of French and Italian. In Film Studies she teaches both undergraduate and graduate seminars on topics such as documentary, global art cinema, and methods in film history/historiography.
Dr. Flinn advises undergraduate hours, masters, and doctoral theses. She regularly offers first year seminars and has been a second-year transitional experience mentor. Her formal pedagogical training includes foreign language pedagogy and writing across the curriculum. She has extensive experience teaching writing intensive courses, including composition in French and a second level composition course in English for film studies at Ohio State.