Daniel Bernardi

Professor of Cinema
Area of expertise: 


Gender and sexuality in the media

Popular culture


Military information operations

Daniel Bernardi is a noted media and cultural studies scholar with a focus on critical race theory, early cinema and the role of whiteness in film and television. His publications include "Narritive IEDS: Rumors, Islamic Extremism and the Struggle for Strategic Influence," "Filming Difference: Actors, Directors and Writers on Gender, Race and Sexuality," and "Star Trek and History: Race-ing Toward a White Future." He is currently studying the impact of rumor on counterinsurgency operations.
Highest Degree: 
Ph.D., Film and Television, University of California, Los Angeles
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-6267