George (Sandra) Larke-Walsh joined the University of North Texas in January 2004 as an adjunct instructor and later a full-time lecturer. Born in England, she studied at Loughborough University and the University of East Anglia. She obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Sunderland and worked for a few years at the University of Northumbria in Newcastle Upon Tyne before moving to Texas.
Larke-Walsh's research interests include mythologies of the Mafia in film. Her newest book is titled Screening the Mafia: Masculinity, Ethnicity and Mobsters from "The Godfather" to "The Sopranos." She is currently researching new areas of Mafia mythologies and extending her focus from fiction to non-fiction film.
Larke-Walsh teaches Perspectives on Film and Film History. She offers topics courses on such areas as Genre theory (The Western), Authors (Hitchcock), film movements and national cinemas (Postwar European Film Movements, British cinema) and Women in Film.
MA in Film Studies, University of East Anglia (UK)
Ph.D. in Film Studies, University of Sunderland (UK)