About AJ Kohn
Art Kohn grew up in Detroit Michigan and earned his BA at Oakland University. After college he worked as a professional actor and as an NCAA umpire (Big 10 and ACC). He earned his Ph.D. at Duke University in cognitive neuroscience. He is an avid teacher and researcher. In 1989, Art won the American Psychological Association’s Early Career National teaching award. In 1992, Art won a Fulbright Fellowship in Cognitive Science, and in 2001 he won a second Fulbright fellowship in the area of educational technology.
In 1995, Art started an educational media company, Kwamba Multimedia, and for 15 years, he and his team created dozens of films and interactive products.
As a part of Dark Blue Morning Films, he created his film “Worlds of Psychology,” which examines the relevance of western psychology in 7 countries around the world. He has also created a series of films profiling people suffering from a variety of mental disorders.