2018 Fulbright Association Conference

Puebla, Mèxico

“Internal Migration – Costs and Benefits of Rural to Urban Movement within Mexico”. Presentation with colleagues Danielle Strickland, a PhD researcher studying prisons and urban communities in Guadalajara, Mèxico, and Josè Cabrera, a family therapist in Los Angeles, at 41st annual Fulbright Association international conference.

My co-collaborators and I participate in a round table breakout discussion at the conference.

2018 Frameless Symposium

RIT, Rochester, NY

With photojournalism colleague Jenn Poggi and 3D Digital design colleague Ihab Mardini, we presented our experimental findings in combining analog photography with stereographic 360-degree video. The symposium is an interdisciplinary gathering that combines technology-focused approaches with humanities-inspired theoretical inquiry, empirical research and artistic expression.

2018 Photo History / Photo Future Conference

RIT Press, Rochester, NY

With colleague and project co-curator Tamar W. Carroll, we presented “Whose Streets? Our Streets!” at the conference organized by RIT Press. The PhotoHistory / PhotoFuture three-day conference focuses on the presentation of original scholarship on the broad subject of photography’s history and future.

Slide from our presentation.

2016 NPPA Multimedia Immersion Speaker

Syracuse University

Presentation with Regina McCombs, Lecturer and Senior Fellow at the University of Minnesota, to workshop participants on the art of video editing, including some of the techniques and considerations for editing short documentaries at the annual National Press Photographers Association workshop.

NPPA Multimedia Immersion Workshop faculty 2016 Photo by Thomas E. Franklin

2016 Journalism Interactive Conference

University of Florida

Selected to make a presentation at an annual journalism education workshop about teaching quality video storytelling and encouraging collaboration in journalism in higher education. The annual conference is run by the Online News Association.

2015 Fotoweek DC

Atrium Gallery, Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, D.C.

Panel discussion with other previous Fulbright grantees at the annual photography festival in Washington, D.C. The panel, titled, “Can Photography Make a Difference?” included other Fulbright grantees, including Erika Larsen, Andrew Garn, Muriel Hasbun, Mike Forster Rothbart and Amy Thompson Avishai and was moderated by Keith Jenkins, who is now the Director of Digital Content at NPR.