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Filmmaker in Residence

Dan Habib is the director and producer of the new documentary, Including Samuel. The Including Samuel Project is part of the Institute on Disability/UCED, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization at the University of New Hampshire. The project’s mission is to build more inclusive schools and communities through curriculum, training, and outreach.

Habib is Filmmaker in Residence at the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire. Until joining UNH in April of 2008, Habib was the photography editor of the Concord Monitor. In 2006 and 2008 he was named the national Photography Editor of the Year for papers under 100,000 circulation.

Between his stints at the Monitor, Habib freelanced and created a multi-media documentary project titled “Teen Sexuality in a Culture of Confusion” (www.danhabib.com). His freelance work, including extensive documentary work in China, has appeared in numerous publications, including TimeNewsweekLifeMother Jones, and the New York Times.

Habib has been named New Hampshire Photographer of the Year six times. He has been a judge of Pulitzer Prizes, Pictures of the Year, Best of Photojournalism and White House News Photographer’s Association.

Habib and his wife, Betsy, live in Concord, New Hampshire, with their sons Isaiah, 13, and Samuel, 10