Study Abroad in the Czech Republic: Film Production in Prague – Faculty & Staff
Faculty come from FAMU, the Film and Television School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. During some terms, faculty from the US residing in Prague or local scholars may teach a course or give evening lectures.
CET can provide faculty curriculum vitae upon request.
CET maintains full-time, bilingual staff at each of its study abroad locations.
The Director of Prague Programs oversees academics by managing faculty, coordinating with FAMU and regularly monitoring courses. S/he also manages CET Film program housing, local roommates, activities and student acclimation, health and welfare. S/he is trained to prevent and handle student emergencies.
Kimberly Strozewski, Director of Prague Programs
Kim graduated with a Dual MA in History and Slavic Area Studies from The Ohio State University in 2001. Her historical research focused on the experience of Roma (Gypsies) in the Protectorate of Bohemia during the Second World War. While completing coursework towards her PhD in Central/East European History at the University of Michigan, Kim taught courses on the Holocaust and World War II as well as European History. She was awarded the Václav Havel Fellowship in Czech Studies in 2001, a FLAS Polish language fellowship in 2000, and a FLAS Czech language fellowship in 1997. She has lived and researched in Prague, Krakow and Budapest and has worked for International Human Rights organizations in the region. She likes to hike and ski in the Tatra and Krkonose mountains, preferably with a guide. Kim is dedicated to helping her students discover Prague and adjust to living in the Czech Republic.
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CET maintains an advisory board of US-based scholars. The CET FAMU Programs Advisory Board helped design the program, and meets annually to discuss curricula and derive admissions standards. Board members visit the CET site in order to evaluate programs.
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Chair and Associate Professor of Film and Media Arts, Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University
Assistant Professor, Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
Associate Professor, Department of Transmedia Studies, Syracuse University