Peter Freund, Ph.D.

An associate professor and chair of the Department of Art and Art History, Freund, Ph.D., is a media artist, scholar and filmmaker.

Art Professor Peter FreundFreund's creative work — print and web-based projects, short films and video art — has been exhibited across the U.S. and internationally. He teaches courses in digital media and art history and can address issues such as experimental film, technological developments in filmmaking, preventing prison recidivism through digital storytelling, Iranian cinema and media theory.

Prof. Freund can be reached by phone at (925) 631-4259, via e-mail at or via his website -  

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