Dr. Bonnie L. MacDonald

Department, Office, or School
Department of Communication
Film Studies Program
  • Associate Professor Emerita

Dr. Bonnie MacDonald teaches in the Communications Department and the Film Studies Program. Her research interests are digital media, coming of age films, and visual culture. Her creative work has included productions in a variety of visual media as well as in performance art.


B.A., Framingham State College

M.A., Rhode Island School of Design

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University


COMM 241 Introduction to Cinema and Video
COMM 242 Message, Media and Meaning
COMM 246 Television Production
COMM 345 Advanced Digital Media Production
COMM 450 Topics
COMM 479 Communication Internship
COMM 490 Directed Study
COMM 492 Digital Media Practicum
FILM 372 Preproduction: Word to Moving Image
FILM 373 Introduction to Film Production
FILM 376 Film Production: Experimental
FILM 450 Topics
FILM 479 Film Studies Internship
FILM 490 Directed Study
FYS 100 First Year Seminar

Research Interests

Coming of age films

Digital media