Colleen Montgomery

Colleen Montgomery

Colleen Montgomery
Associate Chair, Associate Professor

Colleen Montgomery
Radio, Television & Film

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M.A. The University of British Columbia

Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Montgomery is an Assistant Professor in the Radio, Television & Film Department.  She is a film and media scholar whose research centers on animation, film sound/music, and vocal performance. She is currently completing a monograph on vocal performance in Disney and Pixar Animation for the University of California Press. She is also co-editing The Oxford Handbook of the Disney Musical (with Dominic Broomfield-McHugh) and The Oxford Handbook of Media and Vocality (with Lisa Coulthard and Katherine Spring). Her broader research interests include gender and representation, translation and dubbing, and post-Soviet cinema. Her work is published in journals including American MusicAnimation Studies, Cinephile, Media Industries, and Music Sound and the Moving Image, as well as in several edited collections. 

Research Interests

Film sound, animation, Disney, translation studies, feminist media studies, film history


From Snow White to the Snow Queen: Voicing the Disney Princess.” The Oxford Handbook of the Hollywood Musical. Ed. Dominic Broomfield McHugh. New York: Oxford University Press (2022)

Montgomery, Colleen. “From Moana to Vaiana: Voicing the French and Tahitian Dubbed Versions of Disney’s Moana.” American Music 39, no. 2 (2021): 237–51.

Montgomery, Colleen. “Double Doublage: Vocal Performance in the French-Dubbed Versions of Pixar’s Toy Story and Cars.” In Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices, edited by Tom Whittaker and Sarah Wright, 1 edition., 83–100. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Montgomery, Colleen. “Pixarticulation: Vocal Performance in Pixar Animation.” Music, Sound, and the Moving Image 10, no. 1 (August 19, 2016): 1–23.

Montgomery, Colleen. “Cartoon Wasteland: Remediating and Recommodifying Archival Media in Disney’s Epic Mickey.” Media Industries 2, no. 1 (2015): 78–98.