Dr. Scott DuPre Mills graduated from the VCU Media, Art & Text PhD program in the Spring of 2014. Scott teaches Reading Film for the VCU department of English in fall and spring semesters and teaches VCU Study Abroad in Peru courses in the department of Sculpture and the department of English ( SCPT 491 & 591 Video and Photographic Art -ENGL 391 Blogging in Peru ). His research in Peru began in 2003 and he has returned each summer for the past 12 years. Dr. Mills doctoral studies focused on musical instrument maker Sabino Huaman who creates traditional Andean instruments by hand. Scott has continued to create multi-media work and has exhibited internationally at Diego Quispe Tito Art institute in Cusco.