Noah Isenberg


Noah Isenberg is Professor of Culture and Media at the New School’s Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts in New York City, where he also directs the Screen Studies program.

His books include: Edgar G. Ulmer: A Filmmaker at the Margins (University of California Press, 2014), which The New York Times hailed as “a page turner of a biography” and the Huffington Post selected among its Best Film Books of 2014; Detour (British Film Institute, 2008), a book-length study of Ulmer’s acclaimed low-budget film noir; and, as editor, Weimar Cinema: An Essential Guide to Classic Films of the Era (Columbia University Press, 2009), which was selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title. His introduction to the reissue of Vicki Baum’s bestselling novel of 1929, Grand Hotel, appeared in 2016 from New York Review of Books Classics.