Devon Deimler, PhD, is founder and curator of the Cinemyth Film Series at the Philosophical Research Society in Los Angeles, where she is also Scholar in Residence, and Curator at OPUS Archives and Research Center in Santa Barbara. Devon earned her doctorate in Mythological Studies with an Emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Her dissertation, Ultraviolet Concrete: Dionysos and the Ecstatic Play of Aesthetic Experience, received the honor of Pacifica’s Dissertation of Excellence award. Devon earned her BA in Interdisciplinary Sculpture from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, where she focused primarily on event-based work and modern through contemporary art and film history. Her experience in art and music includes founding an independent record label and collaborative event project, Wildfire Wildfire Productions, and working as Assistant to the Director at the Dennis Hopper Art Trust. In 2020, her essay on Robert Downey, Sr.’s Greaser’s Palace and its place in the revisionist western film genre will be published by Spectacular Optical Press.