Adam Lowenstein is Professor of English and Film/Media Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, where he also directs the Horror Studies Working Group and serves as the faculty fellow for the University Honors College’s scholar community in horror studies. He is the author of Dreaming of Cinema: Spectatorship, Surrealism, and the Age of Digital Media (Columbia University Press, 2015) and Shocking Representation: Historical Trauma, National Cinema, and the Modern Horror Film (Columbia University Press, 2005). His essays have appeared in Cinema Journal, Critical Quarterly, Film Quarterly, boundary 2, Representations, Discourse, and in numerous anthologies. He facilitated the acquisition of the George A. Romero Collection and the founding of the Horror Studies Archive at the University of Pittsburgh, and serves as a board member for the George A. Romero Foundation. With support from the University of Pittsburgh’s Global Studies Center, he is working to establish the Global Horror Studies Archival and Research Network.