About the Author
Yael Ben-Zion is a graduate of the International Center of Photography's General Studies Program. Her work has been exhibited in the United States and in Europe and she is the recipient of various grants and award, including recent grants from NoMAA and the Puffin Foundation. Ben-Zion's first monograph, 5683 miles away (Kehrer, 2010), was selected as one of photo-eye's Best Books of 2010 and for the PDN Photo Annual 2011. It was also a nominee for the German Photo Book Award 2011.
Amy Chua is the John M. Duff Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Her first book, World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability was a New York Times bestseller and selected by both The Economist and the U.K.'s Guardian as a Best Book of 2003. Her second book, Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance - and Why They Fall was a critically acclaimed Foreign Affairs bestseller. Her 2011 memoir Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother was a runaway international bestseller and has been translated into 30 languages. In 2011, Chua was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people.
Maurice Berger is Research Professor and Chief Curator at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, University of Maryland Baltimore County and Consulting Curator of The Jewish Museum in New York. Berger's essay series, Race Stories, "a continuing exploration of the relationship of race to photographic portrayals of race," appears bi- monthly on the ''Lens Blog'' of the New York Times. He is the author of the critically acclaimed White Lies: Race and the Myths of Whiteness (1999) and, most recently, For All the World to See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights (2010). Berger's articles have appeared in many journals and newspapers, including Artforum, Art in America, The Village Voice, October, Wired, and The Los Angeles Times.