Richard Pieto

Rick Pieto received his Ph.D. from the Department of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University; his doctoral research focused on horror film fandom.


For the last 21 years he has taught media and film studies courses at New York University, Department of Communications; the University of Pittsburgh, Film Studies Program; and Emerson College, Department of Visual and Media Arts. He has taught courses such as Media Criticism (face-to-face and online), Television and Society, Law, Ethics and Public Policy in the Mass Media and Introduction to Film Studies.