bio

AMANDA RIVKIN is a photographer, writer and researcher published widely in the United States and Europe including in Foreign Policy, Le Monde, The London Sunday Times Magazine, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, TIME and elsewhere. She has extensive experience in Eastern Europe, Turkey and the Caucasus as well as the Midwestern United States focused on a range of political, social and humanitarian issues. 

Amanda has received grants and fellowships from the American Council on Germany, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University, the Fulbright Program, the International Women's Media Foundation, the Invisible Institute, the National Geographic Society and Yale University. 

Her work has been exhibited at the Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci in Milan, the American Corner in Trieste, the Harold Washington Library and Loyola University in Chicago, Union Station in Washington, DC, twice in Aleppo, Syria including at the start of the country's civil war and elsewhere.  

Amanda is a graduate of the Georgetown University Graduate School of Foreign Service, the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Sarah Lawrence College. In addition to her native English, she speaks Spanish, Polish and Portuguese and can get by in several other languages.