Dehanza Rogers

Director of Production & Assistant Professor

Film and Media

Office: Visual Arts Building - VAB 131

Phone: 404.727.8518



  • MFA in Production/Directing, University of California, Los Angeles
  • MFA in Cinematography, University of California, Los Angeles
  • BA in Anthropology, California State University, Northridge


Dehanza Rogers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Film and Media at Emory University. She previously held an academic appointment at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Courses taught at Emory include Narrative Filmmaking and Cinematography.

Dehanza works both in documentary and narrative filmmaking. Her films have screened at over 100 festivals around the world, as well on PBS and cable. Her latest project, #BlackGirlhood, explores the criminalization of Black girls in schools and was partially funded by Eastern State Penitentiary’s "Criminal Justice Today" grant.

She is a 2019 Cornell Society for the Humanities Fellow.