- BS, Newhouse School, Syracuse University
- MA, Newhouse School, Syracuse University
- PhD, Social Science, Maxwell School
Doug Brode, PhD, a visiting professor each spring at OLLU, is an adjunct faculty member at Syracuse University's Newhouse School. He teaches courses in Cinema Studies and Film History. He is the author of 25 books on the visual and performing arts, most often focusing on film, including books on actors Denzel Washington and Robert De Niro, directors Steven Spielberg and Woody Allen, and such significant eras as the 1950s and 1980s.
He is one of the most internationally read film historians, ranking alongside Leonard Maltin and Roger Ebert, with his work translated into many languages. He has lectured at major film festivals, and his comments are included in many installments of the BRAVO channel's "Profiles" series and A&E's "Biography." His work and quotes have appeared in Rolling Stone and TV Guide, major newspapers such as the New York Times and Washington Post, and academic journals such as Cineaste and Television Quarterly.
THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS, which takes place mostly in San Antonio, and looks at the Texas Revolution through the eyes of Emily Morgan, the African American woman who inspired the folk song. A graphic novel, it will be out late in the year from McFarland Press.
SHOOTING STARS OF THE SMALL SCREEN: AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WESTERN MOVIE ACTORS will be published by University of Texas Press later in the year. Fess Parker, a native Texan, wrote the foreword.