Maxfield Fulton is a PhD student in History of Art and Film & Media Studies. He works on contemporary European cinema, with a focus on film style, melodrama, and the legacy of fin-de-siècle Vienna. He received his BA in English and art history from Lewis & Clark College and his MA in English from Portland State University. He has published book reviews in Film Quarterly and Studies in European Cinema. His article “Birdman, Whiplash, and the Artist as Anti-Social Hero” appeared in Eleven PDX.