Ari Laskin

Dr. Ari Laskin is currently working as a National Endowment for the Humanities Project Director. For the past decade he has served as an Andrew W. Mellon Post-doctoral Fellow, media historian and film Professor teaching courses in global cinema, comparative media studies, critical studies, and film production. He frequently works as a writer and editor in academic publishing, film programming, and also serves on film festival juries. As a filmmaker, his films are shown internationally and he is currently working on a project that explores the use of brain scanning technology by international development NGOs.