Abraham Ravett, professor of film and photography, holds a B.A. in psychology from Brooklyn College, a B.F.A. in filmmaking and photography from the Massachusetts College of Art, and an M.F.A. in filmmaking from Syracuse University. Complementing a career in filmmaking and photography, he has also worked as a videomaker and media consultant.
Professor Ravett has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities, the Japan Foundation, the Artists Foundation, the National Foundation for Jewish Culture and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation among other awards. His films have been screened internationally at sites including The Museum of Modern Art and Anthology Film Archives in New York City, Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley, Innis Film Society, Toronto, Canada, and Image Forum, Tokyo, Japan.