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David O. Thomas

Professor of Film


David O. Thomas

Professor of Film

David Thomas, Professor of Film teaches courses in screenwriting, producing, and introductory courses in film history and analysis. He also teaches regularly at
the Superior Screenwriting Colony and has taught in the Peoples Republic of China and in Croatia. His research interest is in writing and developing historical screenplays.

Thomas served as Director of the School of Film for over a decade. He has served
as Editorial Vice President of the University Film and Video Association and
also as Conference Vice President. Thomas currently serves as Chief Financial
Officer and Treasurer of the University Film and Video Foundation. On campus,
Thomas serves as Vice-Chair of the OU Faculty Senate, Chair of the University
Curriculum Council and as the first of two faculty Representatives to the Ohio
University Board of Trustees.

Educational Background:

B.F.A. Jacksonville University M.A. Southern Illinois University Ph.D. Southern Illinois University

Classes Being Taught:

Producing, Screenwriting, Film History