Craig Detweiler, Ph.D. is an author, filmmaker and cultural commentator resident in Los Angeles, California, who is employed as a professor of communication and director of the Center for Entertainment, Media, and Culture at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.
Detweiler directed the award-winning documentaries "Purple State of Mind" and "unCommon Sounds: Peace Through Music" (which premiered on ABC). Foreword honored his book, iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives as the 2103 Silver award winner for best books about Popular Culture. His additional books include INTO THE DARK, which explores the top-ranked films on the Internet Movie Database and HALOS AND AVATARS: Playing Video Games with God. Detweiler’s cultural commentary has been featured on ABC’s Nightline, CNN, Fox News, NPR, and in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.