Manuscript evaluator, Cinema Journal (summer 2001-present) (about 6 per year)
*Reviewer of book manuscripts: Wisconsin (02), Temple (02, 03), Blackwell (00), McGraw Hill (00), Oxford U. Press (97), Harper-Collins (97), U of Minnesota (02, 01, 96, 94--3 titles), Columbia U. Press (92 and 94), Routledge (94, 00, 05), Wayne State U Press (94, 96, 97),
Grant evaluator for Social Science and Humanities section, Canada Council, Dec 2001
Manuscript evaluator, Democratic Communiqué (01, 02, 03).
*Academic Humanist evaluator, Illinois Humanities Council, film on Gov. John Altgeld and the Progressive Era, November 2000.
*Academic Humanist evaluator, lecture symposia accompanying the Chicago Latino Cinema Festival, April 1997.
*Nominator, Film/Video /Multimedia artist fellowships, Rockefeller Foundation, Summer 1997, 1998
Grant evaluator for Social Science and Humanities section, Canada Council, Dec 1997.
Peer Evaluator, National Endowment for the Humanities, Collaborative Projects in Interpretive Research, 1993; 1994
Regional Jury, Student Film Awards, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Apr. 1988.
*Peer Review Panel, National Endowment for the Arts/American Film Institute/Jerome Foundation, Regional Fellowships in Film and Video Making, Upper Midwest, June 1987.
*Provost's Review Panel, Communications-Film-Video Department, City College of New York, April 1987.
*Peer Review Panel, National Endowment for the Arts/American Film Institute Regional Fellowships in Film and Video Making, Feb. 1984.
Jury, student show on sexuality, School of the Art Institute, Nov. 1984.
Regional Jury, Student Film Awards, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Apr. 1982.
**Discussant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Filmmaking Department, MFA critiques, Dec. 1979.
Jury, student essay competition, Society for Cinema Studies, spring 1978.
Jury Coordinator, Social and Political Documentaries, Chicago International Film Festival, Nov. 1977.
Jury, Lakeside Film Festival. May 1977.