Brian Hughes is the Senior Creative Director of Design at EdLab and the Gottesman Libraries. He leads the EdLab Studios and Library Services teams, which together produce and launch multimedia components of EdLab's educational program at and beyond Teachers College. Examples of this work include the development of the Smith Learning Theater (a unique multimedia event space), the publication of Seen in New York (a video series highlighting innovative learning opportunities), and Pressible (a community-focused publishing platform).
Dr. Hughes’ educational research focuses on media and social infrastructure. As a philosopher, he writes about how conceptions of excellence influence creative practices and artistic traditions. He holds a B.A. (Studio Art) from Dartmouth College, an M.A. (Philosophy and Education) from Teachers College, and an Ed.D. (Art and Art Education) from Teachers College. Learn more about his current and past work on his blog, Art as Work.