academic (ac·a·dem·ic) (source: Oxford Dictionaries)
1 of or relating to education and scholarship: academic achievement
2 not of practical relevance; of only theoretical interest: the debate has been largely academic
Todd Herzog is Professor and Head of German Studies at the University of Cincinnati, where he also directs the Center for Film & Media Studies. He teaches and writes about film and media studies, German and European studies, and literary and cultural studies. He likes to read and write books, watch and make movies, look at and take photographs, and cook and eat food. Sometimes he tries to golf. He's been a student, a teacher, a den leader, and a coach at all levels from preschool to graduate school.