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.