Daniel Bernardi

Daniel Bernardi
Internship Coordinator
Executive Producer - Veteran Documentary Corps
Building: Fine Arts
Room Number: By appointment only
Office Hours: 
Thursday: 3:00 pm-4:30 pm


Daniel Bernardi is a cultural studies scholar and documentary filmmaker in the School of Cinema at San Francisco State University. His research explores the representation and narration of race and ethnicity in film, television and popular culture. He is currently extending this work to address culture conflict, transmediation, and the shifting American narrative in the Middle East. He is the author of Star Trek and History: Race-ing Toward a White Future (1998), co-author of Narrative Landmines: Rumors, Islamist Extremism and the Struggle for Strategic Influence (2012), editor of the Rutgers University Press book series, War Culture, and the Director of the Veterans Documentary Corps at SF State. A Naval Reserve officer, he has served in Italy, Iraq, Indonesia, Oceania and Vietnam (2012), among other areas of the U.S. and world.

  • Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A., University of Arizona, Tucson
  • B.A., University of Arizona, Tucson