Dale Hudson is Associate Teaching Professor of Film and New Media and Curator of Film and New Media at New York University Abu Dhabi. He is author of Vampires, Race, and Transnational Hollywoods and co-author with Patricia R. Zimmermann of Thinking through Digital Media: Transnational Environments and Locative Places. He co-edited a special double issue of Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication on "Film and Visual Culture in the Gulf." His essays and other writings appear in Afterimage, American Quarterly, Cinema Journal, Film Quarterly, Jadaliyya, Media + Environment, Screen, Studies in Documentary Film, Studies in South Asian Film and Media, and other journals and anthologies.
He has curated and co-curated annual online exhibitions of digital media for the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) since 2007. He has served as a member of the board of directors for the Association of Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies (AGAPS) since 2017 and has coordinated Film from the Gulf at the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Film Festival since 2016. He also programs art exhibitions and film series, mostly related to the Gulf, with the NYUAD Art Gallery and NYUAD Institute.