Peter Marra

Peter Marra

Assistant Professor of Teaching

5057 Woodward, room 9402.2



Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Peter Marra

Peter Marra is the author of the forthcoming book Queer Slashers, which argues the queer lineage and function of the slasher film and explores variations on the subgenre by queer filmmakers. Additional work appears in Film Criticism, Bright Lights Film Journal, and the edited collections Recovering 1940s Horror Cinema (Lexington Books, 2015), ReFocus: The Films of William Castle (Edinburgh UP, 2018), and Final Girls, Feminism, and Popular Culture (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2020).

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

 Queer Studies, Horror, Film & Media Studies


  • PhD, Wayne State University, 2018
  • MA, New York University, 2012
  • BA, Fordham University, 2009

Courses taught by Peter Marra

Fall Term 2024 (future)

Winter Term 2024

Fall Term 2023

Spring-Summer Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Spring-Summer Term 2022

Winter Term 2022