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ֱ Professor Publishes New Book about Film and Fathers 
ֱ's Dr. Brian Johnston, Assistant Professor of Communication in the Department of Language and Literature, is celebrating the release of his second, peer-reviewed academic book with coauthor, Dr. Susan Mackey-Kallis, Professor at Villanova University. Johnston’s book, Wounded Masculinity and the Search for (Father) Self in American Film (Lexington Books), unpacks the crisis of masculinity in American culture through the lens of films that range from art-house classics (Moonlight, The Darjeeling Limited, The Fountain) to Marvel Movie blockbusters (Guardians of the Galaxy, Iron Man) and films making a resurgence in contemporary popular culture (There Will Be Blood).