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Marcus is a Ph.D. student in Communication Studies at McGill University, advised by Dr. Bobby Benedicto. His research uses film philosophy and psychoanalysis to explore queerness, horror, and their intersections.

He is currently an Editorial Intern at Montréal Monstrum Society and a Research Assistant at The Collective for Research on Epistemologies and Ontologies of Embodied Risk (CORÉRISC), directed by Dr. Alanna Thain.

In 2020, He received his M.A. in Art History from The University of British Columbia. His thesis explored overlapping queer concepts across contemporary horror film and postwar American art, and was funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. He has also been the recipient of the Patsy and David Heffel Award in Art History, the Ian Wallace Award in Art History, the University of Toronto Master Essay Prize, and the SCMS Graduate Essay Award in Horror.

Marcus' academic work has been published by Cinephile, CineAction, and Wreck among others. He has been Editor-in-Chief of SAD Magazine, and Secretary of the Board of Directors at Richmond Art Gallery and Access Gallery.

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