Professor Eli Reed
Reed is a former Nieman Fellow at Harvard University (1982–83) and is currently the clinical professor of photojournalism at The University of Texas at Austin. He was a runner-up for the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography in 1982. He is a recipient of the World Press Award and Overseas Press Club Award.
In 2011 Eli Reed was honoured with a Lucie Foundation Award in Documentary Photography.
Eli is the author of several books, including Black In America, a special long-term study on Beirut (1983-87), which became his first, highly acclaimed book Beirut, City of Regrets. He has produced Special Stills for over a dozen block-buster movies including “A Beautiful Mind”, 2 Fast 2 Furious”, “8 Mile”, and “Day of the Jackel”
Other awards include the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Documentary Photography, Kodak World Image Award for Fine Art Photography, Leica Medal of Excellence, Overseas Press Club Award, Nieman Fellowship at Harvard, Mark Twain Associated Press Award