Ph.D. Film and Television, UCLA (9/2009 - 6/2015)
M.S. Applied Physics, Columbia University (9/2008 - 5/2009)
Dual B.A.S. Film and Media Studies & Physics, Stanford University
(9/2004 - 6/2008)
Lo, Dennis. "From Experiencing Life to Life Experiences: Location Shooting Practices in Chinese and Taiwanese New Cinemas." Ch. 15 in Production Studies, the Sequel: Cultural Studies of Global Media Industries, edited by Miranda Banks, Bridget Conor, and Vicki Mayer, 187-195. New York, NY: Routledge, 2016.
“Grounded Flights: Managing Migrant Movement in Jia Zhangke’s The World.” Studies in the Humanities 40, no. 1-2 (January 2014): 163-192.
“The Generation Without Homesickness: An Interview with Director Zhang Teng-Yuan on Crossing the Sentimental Desert (2011).” Mediafields 5 (2012).
The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas
“Beyond the Tourist Gaze: Film Authorship and Rural Location Shooting in the New Chinese Cinemas,” 58th Annual Conference of the Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), Mar. 14-18, 2018.
“The Translocal Auteur: Production Studies of Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s Cross-Strait Location Shoots,” 57th Annual Conference of the Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), Mar. 22-26, 2017.
“Location Shooting as Critical Place Making: Envisioning Alternative Public Cultures in Contemporary Chinese-Language Film Productions,” Annual Conf. of the Association of Asian Studies (AAS), Mar. 16-19, 2017.
"Cultural Geographies of Chinese National Cinemas: The Politics of Place Making in P.R.C. and Taiwanese Location Shoots,” 55th Annual Conference of the Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), Mar. 25-29, 2015.
“Experiencing Life in Rural China: Rituals of Ethnographic Film Production in In the Wild Mountains,” National Communication Association (NCA) 100th Annual Convention, Nov. 20-23, 2014.