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Lehman College

Faculty Emeritus Marjorie Rosen

Rank: Associate Professor
Degrees and Sources of Degrees: B.A., University of Michigan; M.S., New York University

Marjorie Rosen is Associate Professor Emeritus in the Department of Journalism, Communication, and Theatre at Lehman College. She was a 2009-2010 Faculty Fellow at the CUNY Graduate Center's Center for Place, Culture and Politics.

An author and journalist, her books include Popcorn Venus: Women, Movies, and the American Dream (1974), one of the first books written by a woman about women in film; Mia & Woody: Love and Betrayal (1994), co-written with Kristi Groteke, the former nanny of Mia Farrow, about the relationship and break-up of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen; and Boom Town: How Wal-Mart Tranformed an All-American Town into an International Community (2009) about the impact of Wal-Mart's corporate headquarters on the town of Bentonville, Arkansas. She is also the author of the novel, What Nigel Knew (co-authored under the pseudonym "Evan Field" with another film critic). A former editor at The New York Times Magazine and senior writer at People, Rosen has written for publications as varied as The Daily News, Film Comment, Glamour, Ms, Good Housekeeping, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times "Arts and Leisure," and Playboy.