B.A., University of North Carolina; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin.
Dan Streible joined the NYU Cinema Studies faculty as associate professor in 2006. He teaches courses in film history, archiving, curating, and documentary, and has published research on the history of movie exhibition, early cinema, amateur filmmaking, nontheatrical film, and moving image preservation in anthologies and in journals such as Cinema Journal, Film History, and The Velvet Light Trap. His publications include the books Fight Pictures: A History of Boxing and Early Cinema (U of California Press, 2008) and Emile de Antonio: A Reader (2000, co-edited with Douglas Kellner), and he is co-editor of Learning with the Lights Off: A Reader in Educational Film (Oxford University Press, 2011). He serves as a founding member of the editorial boards of The Moving Image and The Journal of E-Media Studies. Since 1999, he has organized the biennial Orphan Film Symposium, bringing together archivists, academics and artists to save, screen and study neglected artifacts from the history of film and television. Streible was elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Moving Image Archivists (2004-06) and appointed to the National Film Preservation Board in 2005. The Robert Flaherty Film Seminar selected him to program its annual week of documentary screenings and discussion in 2011.