Ted Geier is Assistant Professor of Communication Arts at Ashford University and Lecturer in English and American Studies at UC Davis, where he founded the Cultures, Politics & Economics of the Nonhuman Research Cluster in the Davis Humanities Institute. His publications include books on animals and culture with Palgrave Macmillan (Kafka’s Nonhuman Form) and Edinburgh University Press (Meat Markets: The Cultural History of Bloody London); an edited issue of New Review of Film and Television Studies on Terrence Malick’s ecocinema; articles and chapters on eco studies, cinema, literature, and animals. His current projects include books on “Eco Disney” and the film Children of Men.