Stanley Corkin

Contact Information

Name Stanley Corkin
Position Professor
Office Location McMicken Hall Room 229A 
Phone (513) 556-0922
Fax (513) 556-5960
Mail Location 0069


Stanley Corkin, Professor

Stanley Corkin, Professor


School Degree
New York University Ph.D., American Studies, 1984
Emory University M.A., American Studies, 1978
University of Massachusetts/Amherst B.A. English, 1976

Professional Summary

Stanley Corkin is the author of Starring New York: Filming the Grime and Glamour of the Long 1970s (Oxford, 2011), Cowboys as Cold Warriors: The Western and U.S. History in the Culture and the Moving Image Series (Temple, 2004), and Realism and the Birth of the Modern United States: Cinema, Literature, and Culture (Georgia, 1996).  Professor Corkin's book on the HBO series The Wire, tentatively titled The Wire: Space, Race and the Wonders of Post-Industrial Baltimore is forthcoming from the University of Texas Press in 2014.  Dr. Corkin also co-edited, with Phyllis Frus, The New Riverside Edition of Stephen Crane: The Red Badge of Courage, Maggie, A Girl of the Streets, and other Selected Writings (Houghton Mifflin, 2000).  Professor Corkin's peer-reviewed articles, essays, and reviews have appeared in a number of journals, including Jump Cut, the Journal of Urban History, MFS: Modern Fiction Studies, Prospects: An American Studies Annual, Journal of American History, Cinema Journal, College English, College Literature, and Cineaste.

Research Interests

Research and pedagogical interests include history and urban geography, cinema and the city, the intersections of lilterature, film, and history in American Studies.