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Brian Nguyen

Research Manager, Lead Trainer

Human Rights Center


Brian Nguyen (he/him) is a research manager at the Human Rights Center, and a visual journalist. Nguyen leads the Human Rights Center training program on digital methods for professionals in advocacy, law and journalism. Through the Human Rights Center Investigations Lab, he also teaches and leads teams of Berkeley students in conducting digital investigations. Prior to joining the UC Berkeley community, Nguyen worked in the news industry as a photojournalist for newspapers including the Chicago Tribune, and launched new media products for major publishing companies. Nguyen holds a Master’s degree from UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, and a Bachelor’s in international relations from UC Davis.