David N. Rodowick is Glen A. Lloyd Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. Before that, he taught at the Yale University, the University of Rochester and at King’s College, University of London. He also was the Director of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University.
David Rodowick is one of the internationally leading film philosophers and a central figure in the reception of the work of Gilles Deleuze. In addition, his special research interests include philosophical approaches to contemporary art and culture, the history of film theory, and the impact of new technologies on contemporary society. David Rodowick is also an experimental filmmaker, video artist, and curator.
The numerous seminal publications by Rodowick include Elegy for Theory (Harvard University Press, 2015), Philosophy’s Artful Conversation (Harvard University Press, 2015), The Virtual Life of Film (Harvard University Press, 2007) and Gilles Deleuze's Time Machine (Duke University Press, 1997). His newest book is called What Philosophy Wants from Images and will be published by University of Chicago Press in 2017.