Josh Haner is a Staff Photographer for The New York Times.
He graduated from Stanford University in 2002 with a B.A. in Studio Art (Photography) and a B.S. in Symbolic Systems (Human-Computer Interaction). His photography received funding from the Beagle 2 Fellowship, the Pritzker Scholarship, and the Undergraduate Research Opportunities office. His documentary project on generational differences in a Southern Kenyan Maasai village earned him the Robert M. Golden medal for the Creative Arts -- the university's highest honor for a research project in the arts.
Prior to joining the Times, Josh was an Assistant Picture Editor at Fortune Magazine.
He was recently selected as "One to Watch" in the September 2012 issue of American Photo magazine. Previously, he was named one of Photo District News's 2010 Industry Players for his role as one of the founders and editors of the Lens blog.
He is currently working to complete a documentary photo project on a Redwood City, California trailer park where he lived for 8 months through funding provided by Helen and Peter Bing.
In addition to his dedication to photography, Josh is an amateur baseball player in the Pancho Coimbre League in Manhattan.