Sandy Dickson joined Wake Forest University faculty in 2009 as a Professor of Documentary Film and Communication and Co-Director and later Director of the Documentary Film Graduate Program. She currently serves as Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Director of the Visual Storytelling Consortium, an initiative to take storytelling across the liberal arts and sciences curriculum.
Her creative scholarship includes multiple award-winning films broadcast nationally on PBS. Dickson most recently co-directed The Last Flight of Petr Ginz. The film has screened in more than 40 countries and is available in seven languages.
Dickson has worked on three digital humanities projects funded by the Humanities Institute (HI) and produced by graduate and undergraduate students at Wake Forest. The projects have involved digital study guides and related short films about artists of the Holocaust, e-books on Filipino street artists and a website and short films on African American Vietnam veterans and post-traumatic stress syndrome.
Sandy Dickson received her Ph.D. from Florida State University.
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