Melissa Hilbish, Lecturer

Prior to coming to Johns Hopkins in 2000, Melissa Hilbish worked as a Project Archivist at The National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection, as Assistant Director for Research at the American Studies Association, as a Staff Historian/Archivist at The History Factor, and as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her Masters and PhD are in American Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park (1990). Her teaching and research interests include Film and Culture, interdisciplinary studies, and cultural history.

Courses taught in the MLA program include: Film and Public Memory, Science Fiction Film in the 20th Century, Cultural Eras: The 1950s, Cultural Eras: The 1960s, Space and the American Imagination, and Exploring the Liberal Arts.