Rachelle Dermer

Communications Media School of Arts and Sciences
Rachelle Dermer
978.665.3542 Office: Conlon Hall 349
Office Hours
FALL 2024


Courses Taught

Pre-Production for Film/Video (COMM 3506)
Directing Video and Film (COMM 3730)
Writing for Film and Video (COMM 3765)


M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts (Film)
Ph.D., Boston University (Art History (Theory/Criticism and History of Photography))
M.A., Boston University (Art History (History of Photography))
B.F.A., Arizona State University (Photography)

The "Cambridge Turn"
Personal documentary
Psychoanalysis and the lens

Long-form non-fiction film currently in post-production: Photography Gave Me Cancer (and Other Stories I Tell Myself)

Developing non-fiction film with working title "The As-If Personality" on Helene Deutsch, an early woman in psychoanalysis (1925)