Ron Kopp

Adjunct Lecturer


25 Broadway 7th Floor


(212) 925-6625


(212) 925-0963

Ron Kopp


 Ron Kopp is the film programmer at the Paramount Center for the Arts, a newly restored historic movie palace in Peekskill, NY ( He has been a featured commentator on National Public Radio, creating "Advice for the Videolorn," a regularly running feature on Anthem, a weekend cultural affairs program. For many years he also wrote a column for, "Ask Dr. Video," which prescribed videos to help people deal with their daily problems.


Ron received his B.A. in English at Lawrence University and his M.F.A. in Screenwriting and Directing at Columbia University.

Courses Taught

Ron has taught a wide range of film studies and humanities courses at CWE since 1998.

  • American Cinema in the 70’s
  • Art of Alfred Hitchcock
  • Between the Lines: Critiquing the Critics
  • Children on Film
  • Classic American Screwball Comedies
  • Core Humanities II
  • Director Studies: Scorsese & Lee
  • Film & Human Rights
  • Film & Labor
  • Film Noir
  • Forbidden Knowledge
  • Gender Construction in Film
  • History of Film
  • Intro to Media
  • Our Town: New York City in the Movies
  • The Disabled Body in Film
  • The Documentary in Film & Television
  • The French New Wave
  • The Myth of Frankenstein