Katrin Pesch

Assistant Professor of Film Studies

Roberts Music Center (RO) 107


  • Ph.D., University of California San Diego
  • M.A., University of California San Diego
  • MFA, Weißensee Academy of Art, Berlin

Katrin Pesch’s teaching and research include ecocinema studies, transnational cinema, and the essay film. A scholar-practitioner, she teaches courses in film production and studies as well as hybrid courses where students produce creative projects alongside critical essays. She has exhibited internationally in film festivals, art spaces and museums, and her films are distributed by Arsenal Institute for Film and Video Arts in Berlin. Her writing has been published in Studies in French CinemaAnthropology and HumanismNECSUS European Journal of Media Studies and several edited collections. She is currently working on a book on notions of nature in films by Claire Denis.