Provost Candidate Presentation Dr. Stoddart

The third of the three candidates for the position of Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, will be on campus on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

This brief bio was provided by the candidate:

Dr. Scott Stoddart

Brief Biography

Dr. Scott F. Stoddart serves currently as the Dean of the School of Liberal Arts at the Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY. Prior to this, he was the Provost and Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs at Manhattanville College, the Academic Dean at Marymount Manhattan College and an Associate Professor of Liberal Arts at Nova Southeastern University, where he instructed courses in American literature, cinema studies, and musical theatre history.

He has published on the fiction of Henry James, E. M. Forster, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Patricia Highsmith; the musical plays of Stephen Sondheim; and the films of the Coen Brothers, Jane Campion, Jack Clayton, George Cukor, John Ford, Oliver Stone and Martin Scorsese. He has also published on the image of the president in Hollywood film and in television.

He has published two books: Analyzing Mad Men: Critical Essays on the Television Series (McFarland, 2011) and The 1980s: American Popular Culture through History (Greenwood, 2006). Currently, he is readying two essay collections for spring 2015 release: The New Western and Exploring Downton Abbey.

He continues to be an active scholar, finishing a book on the politics of film noir and beginning a long-term project on the filmed stage dramas of George Cukor, William Wyler and Joseph Mankiewicz.

Thursday, October 16 - Dr. Scott Stoddart

10--11 AM

Meeting with students (1C08))

11-- Noon

Meeting with Faculty and Directors (2M04)

12 - 1PM

Lunch/Free Time

1--2 PM

Presentation by the candidate (FDR)

2--3 PM

Meeting with President Keizs (2H02)

3--4 PM

Meeting with Academic Department Chairs (3D04)

4--5 PM

Campus Tour

5 - 5:30 PM

Vice Presidents and Deans (PCR)