John Rash is a filmmaker, photographer, and video artist who earned his M.F.A. in Experimental and Documentary Art from Duke University in 2014. John has worked simultaneously in higher education and as a freelance photographer/videographer for more than 15 years in both the United States and China. Currently at the Southern Documentary Project, an institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at University of Mississippi, John is a Director/Producer of documentary projects and an Instructional Assistant Professor for the MFA in Documentary Expression program. His work often explores cultural outsiders, non-traditional narratives, and environmental topics.