Until recently, Frank P. Tomasulo was Professor and Head of Film Studies in the College of Motion Picture and Television Arts at Florida State University in Tallahassee. Since then, he’s moved back to his hometown of New York, where he teaches undergraduate film and television classes at City College of New York, Pace University, and Sarah Lawrence College, and on-line graduate seminars for National University in San Diego. Dr. T has also taught cinema and television history and theory, as well as film production and screenwriting, at UCLA, NYU, Ithaca College, Cornell University, the University of California-Santa Cruz, Georgia State University, and Southern Methodist University.
The author of more than 80 scholarly essays, and over 150 academic papers, Tomasulo was Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Film and Video (1991-1996) and Cinema Journal (1997-2002). His co-edited anthology, More than a Method: Trends and Traditions in Contemporary Film Performance (2004), is published by Wayne State University Press.
In 2010, he was nominated for the prestigious Pedagogy Award of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies and, in 2009, became the first recipient of the annual University Film & Video Association Teaching Award. He was awarded Lifetime Membership in the latter organization in 2011.