Matthew Stoddard is Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream. He has taught in DVS since 2015 and began a split appointment with the Department of English at UTSC in 2021. His focus is on the politics of popular cinema, especially genre cinema and North American cinema, and on radical political cinema from around the globe and across film history. (He has also written on archival film practices, from experimental found-footage films to commercial film restoration). Prof. Stoddard's teaching combines fine-grained visual analysis with wide-ranging theoretical reflection. He has taught courses in horror cinema, film theory, Canadian cinema, and Third Cinema, among other topics.