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Alison Morley
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Alison Morley

Alison Morley has been Chair of the Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Program since 2000. As a photo editor, she has been the photography director of The New York Times' Sophisticated Traveler, Audubon, Civilization, Esquire, Mirabella, Elle, and the Los Angeles Times Magazine. She has received awards for photo editing from American Photography, The Society of Publication Design, and Communication Arts. She is the editor of several major photography publications, including The Ninth Floor by Jessica Dimmock; Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal and Afghanistan: The Road to Kabul by Ron Haviv; and I Am Rich Potosí: The Mountain That Eats Men by Stephen Ferry. In Los Angeles, Morley ran her own studio doing editorial portraiture for magazines, and her photographs have been published in several books, including Backstory: Screenwriters of the Golden Age, edited by Patrick McGilligan. Morley has written on photography for magazines and books, and has lectured and led workshops in the United States as well as Argentina, Bangladesh, Bosnia, China, Hungary, Peru, the Philippines, and Uganda. She serves on numerous committees, including the nominating committee for World Press Photos.



Photo: Ports Bishop

ICP Involvement

Program Documentary Practice and Visual...