Dr. Matthew Nicosia joined the RIT community in the Fall of 2016. Dr. Nicosia attended SUNY Geneseo where they received their BA in Technical Theatre in 2003. They later attended Bowling Green State University where they earned both their Masters and Doctorate in Theatre. Before joining the RIT faculty, Dr. Nicosia taught courses in Script Analysis and Performance Studies at Bowling Green State University.
Dr. Nicosia’s research and teaching interests are mostly in the realm of Performance Studies as it relates to Gender and Sexuality and their intersections with film, television, and comic books. Their current research projects involve identity construction in non-binary individuals and the performance of queer identity in popular media.
FNRT 120: Introduction to Film
WGST 206: Queer Looks (Co-listed as FNRT 206)
WGST 330: Performing Identity in Popular Media (Co-listed as PRFL 330)