Sandy Frieden, Ph.D., has taught German film at the University of Houston for more than 40 years, both face-to-face and online. Her B.A. and M.A. degrees in German are from the University of Houston, and her Ph.D. in German Literature, Comparative Literature and Film is from Universität Siegen in Germany. She has published more than fifteen articles on German cinema and literature and has made dozens of presentations on German film, speaking to academic audiences and to the general public including such topics as “East German Film and Comedy” and “Marlene Dietrich: German Femme Fatale in Hollywood.” She has taught more than 20 topics related to German film (as well as Hitchcock, world cinema, and other themes) and was lead editor for Gender and German Cinema: Feminist Interventions (Vol. 1 & 2).