BioDon Fredericksen, PhD is the current chairman of the International Association for Jungian Studies. He holds graduate degrees in communication studies, film studies and counseling psychology. He is a professor of film at Cornell University, and has affiliation with the religious studies program as well. He practices psychotherapy on a part-time basis. He is the author of a Jungian study of the Ingmar Bergman’s film Persona, co-author of a book on Andrzej Wajda’s film Kanal, and numerous essays, of which the latest include “Solastalgia: When Home is No Longer Home” for Spring Journal and “Jungian Film Studies: The Corruption of Consciousness and the Nurturing of Psychological Life” in Jung and Film II.