Eric Mills is an award-winning, internationally-experienced teacher and researcher. He works to change the world by teaching students to view it with a more critical eye. His courses focus on close reading, race, gender, and popular culture. In addition to teaching at DSA, Mills teaches in the Media Studies department at Johnson and Wales University, and he sits on the board of directors for City Park Jazz where he advocates for student performers. He doesn’t often like to write about himself in the third-person.