John McCullough

John McCullough
John McCullough

PhD (York)

Associate Professor
Department of Cinema & Media Arts

John McCullough’s primary area of interest is popular North American film and television. His research includes analysis of media representations of spatial, class and racial relations; media labour in the context of globalization; and aboriginal media production.



2014: 24 (Detroit, MI: Wayne State UP).

2010: Co-editor, Locating Migrating Media (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books).

1998: Co-editor and Introduction, John Porter’s Film Activity Book (Toronto, ON: Pleasure Dome).

Essays and Chapters in Books

2014: “A Los Angeles SF Sublime,” Dark Spectacle, a special issue of Space and Culture. Ed. Elena Siemens and Volha Isakava. (forthcoming)

2013: “Disaster and Trauma in Rescue Me, Saving Grace and Treme: Commercial Television’s Contributions to Ideas About Memorials,” The Memory Effect: The Remediation of Memory in Literature and Film. Ed. Russell J. A. Kilbourn and Eleanor Ty. (Waterloo, ON: Wilfred-Laurier UP).

2011: “Teaching Institutional Analysis to Fourth-Year Cinema and Media Studies Majors,” Mini-dossier: Teaching our research…and researching our teaching, Cinema Journal, Volume 50, No.3.

2010: “Saskatchewan Television Labour and Jurisdictional Advantage,” Locating Migrating Media, Ed. Charles Davis, Greg Elmer, Janine Marchessault, and John McCullough. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books).

2008: “Imperialism, Regionalism, Humanism: GullagesTrailer Park Boys and Representations of Canadian Space in Global Hollywood,” Rain / Drizzle / Fog: Essays on Atlantic Canadian Film and Television, Ed. Darrell Varga. (Calgary, AB:  University of Calgary Press).

2008: “Representations of Urban Conflict in Moccasin Flats,” ProgrammingReality: Perspectives on English-Canadian Television. Ed. Zoë Druick and Patsy Kotsopoulos. (Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press).

2007: “The Dialectics of Canadian Film Labour: Technology, Globalization, Nation,” Fluid Screens:Time, Digital Aesthetics and the Cultures of Everyday Life, Ed. Susan Lord and Janine Marchessault. (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press).

2006: “Rude and the Representation of Class Relations in Canadian Film,” Working onScreen: Representations of the Working Class in Canadian Cinema. Ed. Malek Khouri and Darrell Varga (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press).

2006: “Regina, Capital of the 21st Century,” Regina’s Secret Spaces: Love and Lore of Local Geography, Ed. Lorne Beug, Anne Campbell, and Jeannie Mah. (Regina, SK: Canadian Plains Research Centre).

2004: “Tedium and Torture: Fight Club, Globalization, and Professionals in Crisis,” CineAction 65.

2001: “The Exile of Professionals: John Glenn, 2001 and Planet of the Apes,” CanadianJournal of Film Studies, Volume 10, No.2, Fall.