Professor in the Practice and Director of the Rice Film Program, Visual & Dramatic Arts;
Director of Undergraduate Studies in Film and Photography
B.A., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
M.A., Johns Hopkins University
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Room 206, Rice Media Center
Charles Dove teaches film courses in the Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts at Rice and literature courses at University of Houston at Clear Lake. He continues to be very active in organizing public programming for film-related events and screenings for the department as the former Rice Cinema Director. He has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses on both film and literature in Houston since 1993, mostly in the University of Houston system.
Raised in Chicago, he received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois. He studied in Baltimore at the Johns Hopkins University where he received both a Master of Arts and a Doctorate. His areas of teaching and research are Hollywood, early cinema, genre, 19th and 20th century literature, and film and literary theory.