Emerson College Professor Dead at 54

Popular Emerson College professor Robert Todd was found dead Saturday in Franklin Park in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood. 

(Published Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018)

An Emerson College professor and filmmaker, who was reported missing on this week, has died, according to his family quoted in published reports.

Robert Todd, 54, a professor at Emerson College in downtown Boston, was last seen entering the Jamaica Plain park on Tuesday. His body was found Saturday.

Todd was described as an "extraordinary filmmaker" who has been a faculty member of the School of the Arts and part of the college for more than 18 years. According to his biography on the college website, Todd was professor and associate chair at the Department of Visual & Media.

Details on funeral arrangements were not immediately available.