Associate Professor of Journalism, Columbia University
Nina Berman is Associate Professor of Journalism at Columbia University. She is a documentary photographer with a primary interest in the American political and social landscape. She is the author of two acclaimed monographs “Purple Hearts – Back from Iraq,” portraits and interviews with wounded veterans, and “Homeland,” an exploration of post September 11 America.
Her work has been recognized with awards in art and journalism from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the World Press Photo Foundation, the Open Society Institute Documentary Fund, Pictures of the Year International, and Hasselblad among others. Nina has exhibited still and video work in more than eighty venues including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Whitney Museum of American Art 2010 Biennial, and Dublin Contemporary.