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Award-winning film producer Carleen Ling-an Hsu is Professor of Practice in the Department of Media and Information and the Film Studies Program in the Department of English where she hopes to usher students into the world of the filmmaker. For more than 15 years she has traversed the globe, producing non-fiction films for HBO, PBS, the Learning Channel, BBC, and Channel 4 UK with subjects ranging from the obesity epidemic in America to gender identity in Thailand to faith healing in Africa. The documentaries have been recognized for their exceptional storytelling and original content with a Royal Television Society Award, a Genesis Award, a Foreign Press Association Award for Best Documentary, a nomination for a national News and Documentary Emmy and two prestigious George Foster Peabody Awards. Themes of health, science, and the environment permeate much of her work.