Zach Feldman joined Vanderbilt in 2015 after completing his B.A. at the University of Michigan. In addition to the Department of German, Russian and East European Studies (GREES), Zach is a member of the inaugural cohort of the joint-Ph.D. program in Comparative Media Analysis and Practice (CMAP). During the 2018-2019 academic year Zach served as the John Wilmerding Intern of Digital Interpretation at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. and is a visiting Ph.D. candidate at the Freie Universität Berlin for the 2019-2020 academic year. His research interests coalesce at the intersection of art history, film studies, and media studies. Zach’s dissertation project investigates documentary forms in cinema and installation art from the 1980s to today.