Niessen, Niels (Dr.)
Niels Niessen holds a PhD (2013) in Comparative Literature from the University of Minnesota and an M.A. (2007) in Cultural Analysis from the University of Amsterdam. Between 2014 and 2016 he was a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto's Cinema Studies Institute. Currently he teaches Film at Amsterdam University College and courses on media and culture at Utrecht University, where he also supervises BA and MA theses. He is working on two book projects: "The Miraculous Realism of the French-Walloon Cinéma du Nord" and "Attention, or, Everyday Life in the Platform Society."