Academic Passion: Engaging with the intrinsic curiosity and drive of students, to help assist them in their pathway into the professional world, while learning and growing along with them.
Ross Taylor is an assistant professor of journalism. Previously, he was a visiting professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
His professional recognitions include National Photographer of the Year, Northern Photographer of the Year, New England Photographer of the Year, Virginia Photographer of the Year and North Carolina Photographer of the Year (twice). His coverage of an Afghanistan trauma hospital garnered numerous international and national awards, and his work has also appeared twice on the cover of the Best of Photojournalism magazine.
Taylor was the inaugural fellow in the Multimedia, Photography and Design department at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication at Syracuse University. His master’s project was a series of films in the local burn unit. He is the lead creator of The Image, Deconstructed.