Alan Chin was born and raised in New York City’s Chinatown. Since 1996, he has worked in China, the former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq, Central Asia, and Ukraine. Domestically, Alan has followed the historic trail of the civil rights movement, documented the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and covered the 2008 presidential campaign and the Occupy Movement. He is a contributing photographer to Newsweek, The New York Times, photographer at Facing Change: Documenting America (FCDA), and contributing columnist at Reuters Analysis & Opinion. He is also an adjunct and student adviser at Columbia University School of Journalism and his work is in the collection of the Museum Of Modern Art.