Amanda Ann Klein

Greenville, NC

Amanda Ann Klein is Associate Professor of Film Studies in the English Department at East Carolina University. She is the author of American Film Cycles: Reframing Genres, Screening Social Problems, & Defining Subcultures (University of Texas Press, 2011) and is currently coediting the anthology Multiplicities: Cycles, Sequels, Remakes and Reboots in Film & Television (University of Texas Press). Her work on reality TV appears in Flow TV and Antenna.

She blogs about film, television and popular culture at Judgmental Observer ( and co-edits the true story blog, Tell Us A Story (

  • Work
    • East Carolina University
  • Education
    • Cornell University (BA), University of Pittsburgh (MA, PhD)