Brent E. Huffman is an associate professor of journalism at Medill as well as a working documentary filmmaker and director of long-form television programs. At Medill, Huffman teaches documentary theory and production as well as long-form video storytelling in the undergraduate and graduate levels. He also advises on local and international student documentary and long-form video projects. He specializes in international documentary filmmaking in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Recently, he has been examining China’s international presence in Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
He is passionate about international issues involving human rights and social justice.