Robin Schwartz is a photographer driven to capture the connection and sameness of animals and humans. She is a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow in photography with photographs in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Museum of Modern Art; The Smithsonian American Art Museum, and others. The Aperture Foundation has published two books of Schwartz’s 20 years of photographing her daughter, Amelia, with animals. Her other books include Like Us: Primate Portraits and Dog Watching. She is a professor in photography at William Paterson University of New Jersey.