Katrin Pesch is an artist, filmmaker and writer. She holds a PhD in Art History, Theory, and Criticism with a Concentration in Art Practice from the University of California San Diego. An alumna of the Whitney Independent Study Program, she has exhibited internationally in film festivals, art spaces and museums. Her writing has been published in Studies in French Cinema, Anthropology and Humanism, NECSUS European Journal of Media Studies, and several edited collections. She is Assistant Professor of Film Studies at the University of Southern Mississippi.