Charles Warren, PhD

Associate, Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University and Lecturer on Film and Television, College of Communication, Boston University
Charles Warren has taught film history and analysis, as well as literature and writing, at Harvard and now teaches at Boston University. He is the author of T.S. Eliot on Shakespeare (Umi Research Press, 1986) and the editor of Beyond Document: Essays on Nonfiction Film (Wesleyan, 1996) and co-editor of Jean-Luc Godard's Hail Mary: Women and the Sacred in Film (Southern Illinois University Press, 1993) and Looking with Robert Gardner (State University of New York Press, 2016). He has worked with filmmaker Robert Gardner to produce the volumes Making Dead Birds: Chronicle of a Film (Peabody Museum Press, 2008) and Human Documents: Eight Photographers (Peabody Museum Press, 2009), and a collection of Gardner's essays, Just Representations (Studio7Arts, 2010). He has contributed to The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film and to books on Jean Rouch, Alfred Hitchcock, and Michael Haneke, among others. He writes frequently on music for the online journal New York Arts.


  • PhD Princeton University