Steven Humblet (°1970) studied philosophy and cultural anthropology at the KULeuven.
He taught photo history and photo theory at Sint-Lucas Brussels (2003-2016), MDA Genk (2005-2008) and KASK Gent (2008-2010).
He was a member of Citygraphy, a research platform initiated by Dirk Lauwaert on the photographic and filmic representation of city and countryside.
Since 2018, he has led the research group Thinking Tools and teaches the subject Photo History 1 at the KASK Antwerp. In 2014 he defended his doctorate at UGent on the photo project Changing New York by the American photographer Berenice Abbott.
Between 1999 and 2005 he worked as a free-lance art critic at De Financieel-Economische Tijd and published articles on photography, fashion, contemporary and Asian art.
He still writes about photography for magazines such as De Witte Raaf and Camera Austria.