L. E. Bond comes to Ithaca College with an extensive and varied background in the entertainment industry – film, television, music and theatre. Her experience includes working at Local 802 AFM, the largest labor union for working musicians in the United States and Canada, the Atlantic Recording Corporation, and the preeminent film and television literary agency of the 1980s and 1990s – the Broder-Kurland-Webb-Uffner Agency. As an adjunct professor, she has taught mass communication, film history and studies, and screenwriting courses at various colleges and universities in New York and Illinois.
Ms. Bond received her B.A. in Theatre and Philosophy from Smith College and her M.F.A. in Film, with a concentration in screenwriting, from Columbia University. She is currently writing her dissertation to complete a Ph.D. in Mass Communication and Media Arts from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
Her research areas include: Industry studies, representations of gender and race in genre films and television, film history/feminist film history, history and theory of screenwriting, the film adaptation and authorship in film.
In addition to writing her dissertation, Ms. Bond is currently developing a short film version of her feature screenplay, Max Becker.