Nathan Carroll is an associate professor in the Department of Communication, Theatre, and Art at The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, where he teaches a variety of genre, auteur, and film topics courses within the Communication Major Film Concentration. In addition, he teaches courses on media criticism and sublime aesthetics as connected with cinema. He holds a BA (philosophy and political science) from Gustavus Adolphus College, an MA in philosophy (aesthetics) from the University of York (UK), and a combined Ph.D. in the Departments of Communication and Culture and American Studies from Indiana University, Bloomington. His research interests include new media, archive theory, and intersections between philosophy and film studies. He has published in The Velvet Light Trap, The Moving Image, the online journal Movement, and the Quarterly Review of Film and Video.