Reel to real
Film historian Tom Doherty plays more than a cameo role in the lives of his students.
Over more than two decades, and with the deftness of a veteran film director, the American studies professor has nurtured the professional aspirations of many undergrads seeking careers in the entertainment world.
Academy Award winner? Check. Talent scout? Check. Hollywood reporter? Check. The list of students who credit Doherty with transformative mentorship includes writers, producers, directors, entertainment journalists, graphic novelists and a film studies professor.