Dennis Hanlon

Dr Dennis Hanlon is a lecturer in Films Studies at the University of St Andrews, Scotland.

Dr Hanlon’s main research areas are: political cinemas (both documentary and fiction) of the 1960s-70s and the transnational articulations among them; Indian cinemas, with a particular focus on their relationship with Latin American cinema; the transnational movement of genres throughout East and South Asia; and World Systems Theory as a way of exploring the relationship between economic crises and the gangster genre.

He currently supervises six PhD students writing dissertations on Indian, South Korean and Andean cinema.