SHANNON SHIKLES is a graduate student in American University’s Film and Media Arts Program. She received her Bachelors of Arts with Honors from Eckerd College in Film Studies and Environmental Studies. Her thesis, on the films of Wes Anderson, is published in Film Matters’ first issue of Undergraduate Videographic Film Scholarship. Shannon is pursuing a career in documentary cinematography and editing. She is working on her Masters Thesis on Science and Public Policy in the US and works part time as a media intern with AU’s Office of Sustainability.