Mary Samuelson博士毕业于加州大学洛杉矶分校（UCLA），并获得硕士学位和博士学位。 在过去的四年中，Mary在UCLA的电影和媒体研究与写作专业、洛杉矶社区学院（LACC）的电影电视学院、以及纽约电影学院（NYFA）教授课程并指导学生。她在纽约电影学院担任通识教育学院院长和文理科主席。曾发表过多篇与电影和政治相关的论文。
Dr. Mary Samuelson received her Ph.D. and MA degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and completed her undergraduate work in Cinema-Television and English Literature at the University of Southern California (USC). For the past four years, Mary has taught courses and advised students in the Cinema and Media Studies and Writing Programs departments at UCLA, the Cinema-Television department at Los Angeles Community College (LACC), and here at the New York Film Academy (NYFA). Her essays "Radical Moment: The National Recovery Administration and Hollywood's 'New Deal'" and “Wartime News Flow: Government and Studio Newsreels, 1941-1945” will come out in collections focusing on film and the law (September 2016) and the U.S. newsfilm (June 2016), respectively. Mary’s dissertation “The Patriotic Play: Roosevelt, Antitrust, and the War Activities Committee of the Motion Picture Industry” is slated for book publication in Spring 2017.