Hine Fellows Past & Present

Amara Hark Weber 2006-2007

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Amara Hark Weber, a 2005 graduate of Bard College in history and African studies, is passionate about bridging cultural gaps and misunderstandings, and feels strongly that the best way to mend cultural rifts is to hear individual stories and voices. While at Bard, she undertook several study abroad programs, including an intensive independent study of […]


Emma Raynes 2006-2007

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Emma Raynes graduated in 2004 from Bowdoin College, where she majored in art history and pursued additional interests in photography and sociology. In 2005 she received her Certificate in Documentary Studies from CDS, and the following year she completed a program in General Photographic Studies at the International Center of Photography in New York City. Emma is […]


Elena Rue 2005-2006

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Elena is a 2003 graduate of Kenyon College, where she studied anthropology and photography. While at Kenyon, she combined her interest in photography, farming, and fieldwork through her involvement with the Rural Life Center, which promotes local organic food in Knox County, Ohio, among other activities. Elena Rue is working to complete the Center for Documentary […]


Sarah Leeper 2005-2006

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Sarah Leeper graduated from Duke University in 2003 with a major in developmental psychology and coursework in education, photography, and medicine. She spent time with children as a remedial language arts tutor in Durham public schools, as a Guardian Ad Litem with abused and neglected children in the North Carolina court system, as a caretaker […]


Maital Guttman 2005-2006

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Maital Guttman is a documentary filmmaker. As a freshman at Duke University her interest in documentary work began through the Humanitarian Challenges at Home and Abroad FOCUS Program. During her senior year she produced her first full-length documentary titled Mechina: A Preparation. The film follows six Israeli teens three months before they become soldiers. Through the […]


David Blocher 2004-2005

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David Blocher graduated from Duke University in 2004. As a student, his photography focused on American consumerism and Durham’s changing cultural landscape. During this time, he worked with the Scrap Exchange in Durham teaching the principles of “Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle” by facilitating workshops in which children were encouraged to expand their minds as they […]


Jainey Bavishi 2003-2004

Jainey Bavishi, a 2003 Duke graduate in public policy and cultural anthropology, is a photographer and writer who, as an undergraduate, documented communities in Havana, Cuba; Kerala, India; and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Her work abroad, sponsored by Students of the World, a student organization at Duke, focused on cultural immersion and documentation. Jainey has […]


Barnaby Hall 2003-2004

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Barnaby Hall, a 2003 Duke graduate in history, is a photographer with an interest in local and indigenous communities. He worked in Cambodia and Afghanistan while an undergraduate. As an intern in Cambodia, from February to May 2001, Barnaby documented the efforts of the Center of Khmer Studies in Siem Reap, a non-governmental organization dedicated […]


Kate Joyce 2003-2004

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Kate Joyce studied sociology and photojournalism at San Francisco State University and, during fall 2003, worked on her Certificate in Documentary Studies through the Center for Documentary Studies. Kate is a photographer interested in the relationship between documentary processes and art. She spent seven months photographing in Chile, where she focused on female-headed households. She […]


Kate Waters 2003-2004

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Kate Waters, an English major who graduated from Duke in 2000, is a writer with interests in collaborative work with children and community development. During her time at Duke she worked with urban and Mexican immigrant youth on documentary projects through the Community Stories and Literacy Through Photography programs at the Center for Documentary Studies. […]


Lucy Wilson 2003-2004

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Lucy Wilson graduated from Duke in 2001 with a major in public policy studies. After graduation, Lucy lived in Ghana, where she worked for the United States Refugee Resettlement Program – Overseas Processing Entity (OPE), interviewing refugees throughout West Africa and leading circuit rides for the OPE field team. While at Duke, Lucy initiated Teaching […]


Alex Fattal 2002-2003

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Alex Fattal graduated from Duke in 2001 with a major in comparative area studies. Alex is a photographer who has made images of rural family life in Russia, Cuba, and most recently, in Colombia on a Fulbright Fellowship. During his time in Colombia, Alex also collaborated with local NGOs on programming related to issues of […]


Julie Norman 2002-2003

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                Julie Norman graduated from Duke in 2002 with a self-designed major on media in education and social activism. Julie is a photographer and videographer with a background in media studies. Julie has coordinated and produced two collaborative documentary video projects with adolescents. As an intern with the […]