Linda DeLibero

Director, Film and Media Studies; Undergraduate Advisor
Film history and criticism, American film
Office: 90 Gilman Hall
Email: lindadelibero@jhu.edu

Linda DeLibero is the Director of the Film and Media Studies program at Johns Hopkins University, where she teaches courses on film history and aesthetics, including Hitchcock and Film Theory, Films of the ’70s, The Actor in Hollywood, and Critical Approaches to Contemporary Film. She earned a BA and an MA in English literature from Case Western Reserve University and an MA in The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.  Since 2011, DeLibero has been a regular film critic and commentator for Midday on WYPR 88.1. She has published widely on contemporary film and media in both popular and academic journals, and lectures at film festivals and conferences around the globe. Her forthcoming book, Marlon Brando: American Artist, is part of Yale University Press’s Icons of America series. 

Linda DeLibero in the News

Bringing back the Parkway Theatre 
Three players partner to create a 21st-century complex for film, live performance, and academics by Brennen Jensen. The JHU Gazette February 1, 2013    

James Franco at Hopkins Baltimore Sun March 9, 2012.

Rabbit Redux The revisionist view of Hugh Hefner conceals more than it reveals by Linda DeLibero. Book Forum Apr/May 2011   

Barry Levinson Sleepers
Some local film folks go to bat for their (non-Baltimore) Barry Levinson favorites Baltimore City Paper December 7, 2011

JHU Course Catalog: Teens on Screen by Amy Cowles. The JHU Gazette August 2, 2004

Linda DeLibero on the Radio

Linda DeLibero is regular contributor to WYPR 88.1 in Baltimore, MD. She often discusses all things film on Midday with Dan Rodricks.