Bio


Pavle Levi is Associate Professor in the Art Department's Film and Media Studies Program.

He is also Faculty Director of Stanford's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREEES).

Prof. Levi's primary areas of research and teaching include: European cinema (emphasis on Eastern Europe), aesthetics and ideology, film and media theory, experimental cinema, intersections of theory and practice.

He is the recipient of the 2011 Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Academic Appointments


  • Professor, Art & Art History

Honors & Awards


  • Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching, Stanford University (2011)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Faculty Director, Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREES), Stanford University
  • Affiliated Faculty Member, The Europe Center

Program Affiliations


  • Modern Thought and Literature

2018-19 Courses


Stanford Advisees


  • Doctoral Dissertation Reader (AC)
    Daniel Cohen, Jon Davies, Kyle Stephan
  • Orals Chair
    Lukas Dovern, Nicholas Levy
  • Orals Evaluator
    Kristo Nurmis

All Publications


  • Cinema by Other Means Levi, P. Oxford University Press. 2012
  • Disintegration in Frames: Aesthetics and Ideology in the Yugoslav and Post-Yugoslav Cinema Levi, P. Stanford University Press. 2007