PhD in Film Studies, Birkbeck College/British Film Institute, University of London (1999)
BA in English Literature and Drama Studies, Trinity College Dublin (1994)
Previously Lecturer in Film Studies, Department of History of Art and Film, University of Leicester (2001-04); Lecturer in Film Studies, School of Cultural Studies, Sheffield Hallam University (2000-01); and Faculty of Arts Fellow, Centre for Film Studies, University College Dublin (1997-2000)
Visiting Research Fellow, Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies, Princeton University (2006-07)
Leverhulme Trust Research Fellow (2003-04)
Visiting Scholar in the Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media, University of California, Los Angeles (2003-04)
Personal website: www.markshiel.com
Hollywood Cinema and the Real Los Angeles, London: Reaktion Books, 2012
“A Regional Geography of Film noir: Urban Dystopias On- and Off-screen”, in Gyan Prakash (ed.), Noir Urbanisms, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2010, pp. 75-103.
"Starring Los Angeles: The Southland on Screen", in Kevin McNamara (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of Los Angeles, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010, pp. 145-156.
"Branding the Modernist City: Geographies of Rome and Paris in Postwar Film", in Stephanie Hemelryk Donald, Catherine Kevin, and Eleonore Kofman (eds), Branding Cities and Cultural Borders: Cosmopolitanism, Parochialism, and Social Change, London and New York: Routledge, 2009, pp. 105-22.
“Imagined and Built Spaces in the Rome of Neorealism”, in Richard Wrigley (ed.), Cinematic Rome, Leicester: Troubador Publishing, 2008, pp. 27-42.
“Hollywood, the New Left, and George McGovern in '72”, in Frank Krutnik, Steve Neale, Brian Neve, and Peter Stanfield (eds), The Blacklist: Re-viewing the Films of the Hollywood Left, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2007, pp. 210-24.
"Banal and Magnificent Space in Electra Glide in Blue (1973), or An Allegory of the Nixon Era", Cinema Journal, Winter 2007, pp. 89-114
"The American New Wave, Part 1: 1967-1970", in Michael Hammond and Linda Ruth Williams (eds), American Cinema Since World War Two, London and New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006, 51-68
"The American New Wave, Part 2: 1970-1975", in Michael Hammond and Linda Ruth Williams (eds), American Cinema Since World War Two, London and New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006, 136-53
Italian Neorealism: Rebuilding the Cinematic City, London: Wallflower Press, 2006
Screening the City, Mark Shiel and Tony Fitzmaurice (eds), London and New York: Verso, 2003
"A Nostalgia for Modernity: New York, Los Angeles, and American Cinema in the 1970s", in Mark Shiel and Tony Fitzmaurice (eds),Screening the City, London and New York: Verso, 2003, pp. 160-79
"Why Call them 'Cult Movies'? American Independent Filmmaking and the Counterculture in the 1960s", in Scope: Online Film Studies Journal, Institute of Film Studies, University of Nottingham, 8 (2003),
"Multiple Times and Multiples Spaces: The Experiential Effects of Location Filming in Dublin City", in Tracings: Journal of Architectural Theory, 2 (2002), pp.100-107
Cinema and the City: Film and Urban Societies in a Global Context, Mark Shiel and Tony Fitzmaurice (eds), Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2001
"Cinema and the City in History and Theory", in Mark Shiel and Tony Fitzmaurice (eds), Cinema and the City: Film and Urban Societies in a Global Context, Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2001, pp. 1-18
For further information visit Mark Shiel's website