Agustin Zarzosa is Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies at SUNY Purchase since 2007. His research interests lie primarily at the intersection of cinema and philosophy, and most of his scholarship has been devoted to studying melodrama. His essays on melodrama have appeared in New Review of Film and Television, Scope and Discourse. His book on film and television melodrama, titled Captive Affects, Elastic Sufferings: Redefining Melodrama in Film and Television, is under contract with Lexington Books.

His essays on the film philosophy of Gilles Deleuze have appeared in Colloquy, and Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image. Another essay of his is forthcoming in Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities. He is currently preparing articles on the television show Dexter and on the film adaptations of The Island of Doctor Moreau.