San Francisco, CA, United States
Elizabeth D. Herman is a Boston-born freelance photographer and researcher currently based in New York. She spent 2011 in Bangladesh as a Fulbright Fellow, researching how politics influence the writing of national histories in textbooks. She has spent the past three years working on A Woman’s War, taking the project to five countries on three continents. The work was granted the 2013 APA/Lucie Foundation Professional Scholarship, the 2012 PNDP Tim Hetherington Award, named a 2013 Blue Earth Sponsored Project, a 2013 Magenta Flash Forward Winner, granted 3rd place in the 2012 FotoVisura Grant, named a 2011 Finalist of The Aftermath Project, and a 2011 Finalist of the Livingston Awards. Since moving back to the U.S. last fall, Elizabeth has been freelancing for a number of national and international news outlets, and was recently the International Picture Intern at TIME Magazine. She graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. in Political Science and Economics in 2010. While at Tufts she received Highest Thesis Honors in Political Science for her research on representations of 9/11 in history textbooks worldwide. She now serves on the Student Advisory Board of Tufts Institute for Global Leadership’s Program for Narrative & Documentary Practice, founded and directed by Gary Knight. She has extensive experience in reporting and fieldwork, both in the United States and abroad. Her research and photography have been featured in The New York Times, TIME, The Guardian, Newsweek Japan, GlobalPost, NPR, Jezebel, and The Daily Beast, among others. Her work has been exhibited in a number of group shows in the U.S., as well as at a solo show at United Photo Industries in NY and at Shadhona Studios in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She was recently named one of the Jezebel 25 by Gawker Media.
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