About COM

Debbie Danielpour

Debbie DanielpourAssistant Professor, Film

2011 recipient of the College of Communication’s Teacher of the Year award, Debbie Danielpour has been teaching film and fiction writing for over twenty years—at San Francisco State University, Emerson College, where she created the Screenwriting Certificate Program, Harvard University Extension, and in a variety of workshops and seminars in the U.S., Europe and South America. She has written feature and television scripts (Stand Accused, Halfway Somewhere Else), published fiction and essays, and works as a freelance consultant for film production companies and individuals.

Her sixth motion picture screenplay currently in development, Danielpour is working on her second libretto for composer Bruce Wolosoff, an adaptation of the children’s book The Great Good Thing.


AB, Harvard College
MA, San Francisco State University
MFA, Bennington Writing Seminars


Email: ddc@bu.edu
Office: 704 Commonwealth Ave, 406A