Jeffrey Kirkwood is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of German at Princeton University. He received an M.A. at the University of Chicago, where he was a graduate research assistant at the Cultural Policy Center, and holds a B.A. in philosophy and history from the University of Colorado. He was the recipient of a Fulbright Grant to Germany where he was also a Visiting Junior Fellow at the Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie (IKKM). During the 2012-13 academic year he is coordinating the Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies, leading the department of German’s Senior Thesis Writing Group, and is an instructor for English 308: American Cinema. At present he is writing his dissertation about logics of continuity in early German cinema and experimental psychology. Since 2006 he has published several book chapters and reviews on war psychology, Heidegger and Levinas, and the Russian avant-garde.