Batrick Brennan earned his B.F.A. in Film and TV Production from New York University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in English from the University of Florida. He currently serves as a professor of English and as the coordinator of Interdisciplinary Studies in the department of Media, Culture, and the Arts at Middle Georgia State University. He has published and presented original research in the fields of American Underground Cinema, World Cinema, and Classic Hollywood Cinema.