Photograph by Asya Fruman

Jason Francisco is an acclaimed artist and essayist.  The author of numerous photoworks, essays and artist's books, his publications include Far from Zion: Jews, Diaspora, Memory (Stanford University Press, 2006), The Steerage and Alfred Stieglitz, co-authored with Anne McCauley (University of California Press, 2012), and An Unfinished Memory (Galicia Jewish Museum, Kraków, 2014).  At Emory University, Francisco teaches in the department of Film and Media Studies.