Assistant Professor of Media Studies in the Departments of Art and
Comparative Literature, Stanford University (Fall 1997-present).
Author of Terminal Identity: The Virtual Subject of Postmodern Science Fiction (Duke University Press) and Blade Runner (British Film Institute).
Published in Artforum International, Architecture New York, October and Camera Obscura; consulting editor for Science Fiction Studies.
In 1988, curated a major retrospective of the film and television work of Jerry Lewis (at the American Museum of the Moving Image in New York City).
In 1994 co-organized "Cine City: Film and Perceptions of Urban Space 1895-1995" at the Getty Center in Los Angeles.