Prof. Terry McAteer

Chairperson & Honor Council Faculty Advocate, Assoc. Prof.

Location: Little Theatre Annex
Phone: 201.507.0613

Academic Accomplishments
  • MFA, Columbia University (1976)
  • MA Boston College (1970)

Prof. McAteer has a keen interest, developed over many years of studying, writing, filmmaking, and teaching, in helping students engage in the understanding and telling of coherent and intriguing stories, based in fact or the imagination, in all media. He believes it is only through a carefully articulated comprehension of the narratives which surround us in our daily lives that we can fully and harmoniously live in the world.

Positions Held:
  • Instructor to Associate Professor, Felician College (1997- present)
  • Adjunct Professor, Boston College, Adelphi Academy, NYIT, Columbia University, Adelphi
  • University, Borough of Manhattan Community College (1970-1999)
Courses Taught at Felician University
  • Cinema and Literature
  • Detective Fiction
  • Film Analysis
  • The Films of Alfred Hitchcock
  • History of the Motion Picture: Documentary Films
  • History of the Motion Picture: Fiction Films
  • Journalism
  • Identity: Crisis & Development in a Cultural Context
  • Introduction to Study of Literature
  • Journey to Selfhood
  • Mass Media
  • Propaganda in Mass Media
  • Public Speaking
  • Science Fiction
  • Screenwriting I & II
  • The Short Story
  • Standards and Practices in Journalism and the Media
  • Videomaking I, II, & III
  • Writing the College Essay
  • Publications/Research