Brian Hunt received his PhD in French Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research focuses on border, urban, and film studies. He has taught internationally in Belgium and France in secondary and undergraduate institutions and programs. After receiving his PhD in 2015, he taught at Lyon College before moving closer to his roots in New England. Outside of obsessing over French and Francophone culture, he is a cinephile, runner, and father. He and his wife, Kya, live in DoubleDay II with their two boys and two dogs.