Dahlia Schweitzer

Humanities and Sciences


Dahlia Schweitzer received her PhD in Cinema and Media Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her M.A. in Criticism and Theory from the Art Center College of Design. Schweitzer's works include the non-fiction books LA Private Eyes (Rutgers University Press, 2019), Going Viral: Zombies, Viruses, and the End of the World (Rutgers University Press, 2018) and Cindy Sherman's Office Killer: Another Kind of Monster (Intellect and University of Chicago Press), as well as five novels, and essays in publications including Hyperallergic, Jump Cut, Journal of Popular Film and Television, and the Journal of Popular Culture. Her next book, Haunted Homes (2021), examines the haunted house as it appears in American film and television and the ways it signifies the anxieties, traumas, and terrors of suburban American life.