Charles W. Fries Professor of Film Studies, Wesleyan University

Scott Higgins teaches courses about film history, genre, and aesthetics. His books include "Harnessing the Rainbow: Technicolor Aesthetics in the 1930s," "Arnheim for Film and Media Studies," and "Matinee Melodrama: Playing with Formula in the Sound Serial." He offered the first ever Massive Open Online Course in film, and maintains the blog Thinking Cinematically.