Alison Morley is a photo editor, consultant and educator. She is Chair Emeritus of the Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism Program at the International Center of Photography in New York where she led a wide range of international students since 2000. 

As a photo editor, she has been the Photography Director of The New York Times Sophisticated Traveler, Audubon, Civilization, Esquire, Mirabella, Elle, and The Los Angeles Times Magazine. Currently, she works as a book and portfolio consultant and educator for photographers and partnering institutions globally. 

She has edited several major monographs and has curated touring exhibitions for Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal and Afghanistan: The Road to Kabul, both by Ron Haviv; I Am Rich Potosi: The Mountain That Eats Men by Stephen Ferry, The Ninth Floor by Jessica Dimmock, Aging in America by Ed Kashi, Urban Cave by Andrea Star Reese, Frozen In Time by Sarah Butler and Family Imprint by Nancy Borowick.

She has written on photography for magazines and books and has lectured and led workshops in the United States as well as in Argentina, Bangladesh, China, Colombia, Hungary, Italy, Peru, The Philippines, Spain, Thailand and Uganda.


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