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Carl Plantinga

Arthur H. DeKruyter Chair of Communication, Calvin College

Carl Plantinga is a professor of film and media at Calvin College, where he has taught since 2000. 

Plantinga’s authored books include Screen Stories: Emotion and the Ethics of Engagement; Moving Viewers: American Film and the Spectator’s Experience; and Rhetoric and Representation in Nonfiction Film. He also co-edited The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Film and Passionate Views: Film, Cognition, and Emotion. Plantinga is the past president of the Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image and is also an editorial board member of Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind.