Photojournalism Faculty


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Jasper Colt

Jasper came to photojournalism late in life, but approached it with the passion of someone who had never before considered that you could do what you love for a living.
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Frank DiPerna

Professor DiPerna started the BFA program in Photography at the Corcoran in the 1970s, and served for many years as the department chair.
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Bill Douthitt

Bill Douthitt is Photography Managing Editor for Science magazine, the flagship publication of the American Association for Advancement of Science.
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Todd Forsgren

Todd Forsgren uses photography to examine themes of ecology, environmentalism, and perceptions of landscape while striving to strike a balance between art history and natural history.
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Michelle Frankfurter

Born in Jerusalem, Israel, Michelle Frankfurter is a documentary photographer from Takoma Park, MD.
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Neva Grant

For most of her professional life, Professor Grant has worked at NPR as a producer, editor and reporter.
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Avi Gupta

Avi Gupta works as Director of Photography for U.S. News & World Report where he has over 15 years of experience.
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Karen Kasmauski

After college, Kasmauski volunteered in the rural regions of Appalachia working on health and education issues.
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Jim Mole

Jim Mole, a painter and sculptor by training, is a versatile, deeply knowledgeable Internet strategist and usability advocate with more than twenty-five years of experience in advertising, marketing, web design and development.
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Astrid Riecken

Astrid Riecken is an award-wining documentary and fine-art photographer, based in Washington, D.C., and New York City. Riecken started her photographic career in her native Hamburg, Germany.
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Manuel Roig-Franzia

Professor Roig-Franzia was born in Spain and grew up in Northern California. He got his start in newspapers at The Times-Picayune of New Orleans, where he not only learned how to write fast and report deeply, but also how to make a mean gumbo.
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Susan Sterner

Susan Sterner started her career as a photojournalist freelancing with national and international publications while based in New Orleans, La.
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Holly Yeager

Holly Yeager was the Middle East and Asia Editor at The Washington Post, and also covered lobbying for the paper as a member of the national staff.