Kara Lynn Andersen

Cinema StudiesSchool of Filmmaking

O: 336-770-1348

With expertise in the areas of animation history and theory, video game studies and American film, Kara Lynn Andersen brings an interdisciplinary and academic approach to cinema studies. 


  • Assistant Professor at the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema at Brooklyn College, 2015-19
  • Assistant Professor at Brooklyn College CUNY, 2010-19
  • Faculty at Pittsburgh Filmmakers, 2006-07

Career Highlights

  • Written for the Encyclopedia of Video Games: The Culture, Technology, and Art of Gaming


  • Society for Animation Studies
  • Society for Cinema and Media Studies


PhD EnglishUniversity of Pittsburgh

MA EnglishNortheastern University

BA Modern LiteratureUniversity of California at Santa Cruz