Roderick Coover is Director of the MFA program in Film and Media Arts at Temple University. His works include museum installations, print publications, films and multimedia collaborations of fiction and non-fictional story. Examples of works include the interactive series, Unknown Territories (unknownterritories.org), which is a collection of interactive environments about how perceptions of the deserts of the American West are shaped through language and image, and the book, Switching Codes: Thinking Through Digital Technologies In The Humanities And Arts (Chicago), which brings together leading scholars, artists, authors, and computer scientists to discuss their changing practices. Some other recent works include From Verite To Virtual (Documentary Educational Resources), Outside/Inside (Museum of the American Philosophical Society), The Theory of Time Here (Video Data Bank), and Cultures In Webs (Eastgate). He is the recipient of Fulbright, LEF and PIFVA awards among others.