Courses this year:
CIN 150 — Introduction to Film
CIN 315 — Film Theory and Criticism
— Taught film history, aesthetics and theory at Oxford Brookes University, Georgia Perimeter College and Washington University in St. Louis.
— Received his Ph.D. in Modern Languages from the University of Oxford.
Vaughan has publications which include articles and book chapters on French and American cinemas, film theory and philosophy. He is currently finishing his first book project: “Where Film Meets Philosophy: Godard, Resnais and Experiments in Cinematic Thinking.”
“I was looking for the right fit and when they offered me this job (at Oakland University), it seemed perfect.”
Aside from teaching, Vaughan has been involved in screenwriting and film-making. He also worked briefly at 20th Century Fox while in college, and has worked on many film projects. He recently worked on a film project which is a documentary film on St. Louis music, which he is currently in the process of editing.