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Drew Todd teaches film history, appreciation, and analysis through TV-Radio-Film at San José State University. He earned his PhD from the Department of Communication and Culture at Indiana University, Bloomington. Although interested in most areas of cinema and media, he specializes in film history and aesthetics, 1970s American cinema, crime films, Surrealism, and dandyism, and has published on these and other topics in journals and books. He sits on the Advisory Committee of the Santa Cruz Pacific Rim Film Festival and is regularly on a jury for Cinequest Film Festival in San José. When not working, he is ideally spending time with his family, camping in the Sierras, or playing tennis or competitive bridge.