Andréas-Benjamin Seyfert focuses on integrating lost films into cultural history. Fluent in German and French, he holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and German literatures from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, along with a Master of Arts and a Ph.D. from UCLA. Ben also has a Graduate Certificate in Digital Humanities and a Concentration in Gender Studies. As an educator, Ben prioritizes inclusivity and critical thinking. He's received awards for teaching, including Best Teaching Assistant for 2019-20 and a 2021 Collegium of University Teaching Fellows Award. In 2023, he was honored with the True Bruins R.A.I.S.E. award for supporting students in crisis. Ben is an active researcher, focusing on German film, art, and literature. His work has been recognized by institutions like the Mellon Foundation and the Leo Baeck Institute.