Geneveive Newman is a first-year PhD student in Film and Media Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. She received her Master’s Degree in Cinema and Media Studies from the University of Southern California. Her research focuses on onto-epistemological phenomenology, horror media, and film philosophy. She has published and presented work on mental illness in horror, queer temporality, (de)colonization in horror media. Her website and podcast Open Ivory Tower focuses on public film scholarship especially as it relates to genre cinema.