Camille Paglia

Camille Paglia
  • Discipline: Humanities and Media Studies
  • Organization: University of the Arts in Philadelphia

Camille Paglia is the University Professor of Humanities and Media Studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where she has taught since 1984.  She is the author of six books:  Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990); Sex, Art, and American Culture (1992); Vamps & Tramps (1994); The Birds, a study of Alfred Hitchcock published in 1998 by the British Film Institute in its Film Classics Series; Break, Blow, Burn: Camille Paglia Reads Forty-Three of the World's Best Poems (2005); and Glittering Images: A Journey through Art from Egypt to Star Wars (2012).  She has written many articles on art, literature, popular culture, feminism, politics, and religion for publications around the world.