Career has encompassed academia, business and the non-profit realm. Technical director for NCEA, an international educational non-profit funded by the Ford Foundation. Product design team leader at a technology start-up that developed AI software. Professor of film studies and literature at UCLA, Rutgers and Fordham Universities. Research fellowships from Fulbright, the American Council of Learned Societies and the governments of Spain, the U.S. and Argentina; published book on the Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar. Communications consultant and editor, worked with Oxford University Press, Prentice Hall, KPMG, Sony, Hansol and Ernst and Young. Producer of documentary film, Half a Soulja. One of founders of thesis writing program in Parsons MFA in Design and Technology; teaching writing at Parsons since 2001.