Kapsis, Robert E.

views updated

KAPSIS, Robert E.

KAPSIS, Robert E. American, b. 1943. Genres: Film, Human relations/Parenting. Career: Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, assistant director of violence project for Lemberg Center for the Study of Violence, 1968-70; Queens College of the City University of New York, NYC, assistant professor, 1973-78, associate professor, 1979-92, professor of sociology, 1993-, director of neighborhood delinquency project, 1974-75, member of executive committee of council for media research, 1983-84, and film studies program, 1984-96. Rutgers University, consultant for sociology of adult education project, 1974; City University of New York faculty retrenchment study, principal investigator, 1976-83; Long Island University, adjunct professor on C. W. Post Campus, 1992; New School for Social Research, adjunct professor, 1992-; Graduate Center of the City University of New York, member of media and culture roundtable and salon, 1988-90. Museum of Modern Art, presenter of film series on the Cannes Film Festival, 1992. Hitchcock Project, principal investigator, 1984-92; Eastwood Project, principal investigator, 1991-. Multimedia Hitchcock Project, principal investigator, 1995-. Regular speaker at annual meetings of American Sociological Association, 1973-. Publications: (with others) The Reconstruction of a Riot: A Case Study of Community Tensions and Civil Disorder, 1970; Hitchcock: The Making of a Reputation, 1992. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to sociology and media-studies journals. Address: Department of Sociology, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, U.S.A.