Harry Benshoff Ph.D.
Harry M. Benshoff is an Associate Professor of Radio, Television, and Film at the University of North Texas. His research interests include topics in film genres, film history, film theory, and multiculturalism. He has published essays on blaxploitation horror films, Hollywood LSD films, The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Brokeback Mountain (2005), and Milk (2009). He is the author ofMonsters in the Closet: Homosexuality and the Horror Film (Manchester University Press, 1997). With Sean Griffin he co-authored America on Film: Representing Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality at the Movies (Blackwell Publishers, 2004) and Queer Images: A History of Gay and Lesbian Film in America (Rowman & Littlefield, 2006). His most recent project is a monograph on Dark Shadows, forthcoming from Wayne State University Press.