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SOUZEINA MUSHTAQ

Photographer & Educator

Souzeina Mushtaq is an educator and a photographer based in New York City.

 

She received her doctorate in Media and Gender studies from Ohio University. She also worked as a journalist in multiple capacities as a reporter, editor, and television host for seven years in Kashmir and New Delhi.

 

Her research focuses on queer Muslim women and their intersecting identities. Moreover, she has been collaborating on a visual ethnography project on "Nomads and Weavers of the Himalayas" in Kashmir and Tibet, and "Yörüks of the Taurus Mountains" in Turkey for the past six years. The work has been exhibited in major galleries in New York City, Mexico City, Cuernavaca, Queretaro, Puebla City, and New Delhi. 

 

She currently teaches journalism at the University of Wisconsin-RiverFalls.