Nina Berman is a documentary photographer, author and educator, whose photographs and videos have been exhibited at more than 100 international venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Portland Art Museum, and Dublin Contemporary. She has received awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts, (NYFA), the Open Society Foundation, World Press Photo , Pictures of the Year International, the Aftermath Project Grant, and Hasselblad, among others. She is the author of two monographs: PurpleHearts – Back from Iraq,_ and Homeland, which examine the aftermath of war and the militarization of American life. Her photographic series Marine Wedding was exhibited at the Whitney Biennial 2010, and is considered an iconic work on the Iraq war. She is an Associate Professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journlism and is a member/owner of the Amsterdam based NOOR photo collective. She lives in her hometown of New York City.