PhD in History from the University of Bucharest (2012), entitled „Dissent and Conformism in Cinema during the Ceausescu regime”. His main interests are film studies, visual propaganda, and cultural policies under totalitarian regimes. Bogdan Jitea was an expert scholar within the Division for Romanian Outside the Country, Romanian Cultural Institute (2007-2015), researcher at the Romanian Institute for Recent History (2010-2013), researcher at the Institute for the Investigation of Communism Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile (2013-2014), and postdoctoral researcher at Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca (2014-2015). He is currently a researcher at the National Film Archive where he coordinates the project „Filmography of the old documentary film”. He has published many studies and articles on the history of Romanian cinema and he directed the documentary film National Epic in Cinema (2011). Among his most recent published titles are the volumes The catalog of Romanian documentary film (1897-1929), Editura Paradis, București, 2017, and the studies The Filmmakers and the Securitate during the Ceausescu regime. The `Alexandru Tatos` case, Analele Universităţii din Bucureşti – Istorie, 2017, The metamorphosis of Romanian cinema after 1989. Case study R.A. CINEROM, in Film policies (vol. II), Editura Tact, Cluj-Napoca, 2017.