ROY FLUKINGER is the Senior Research Curator of the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin, where he has over the past 40 years participated in the development, administration and interpretation of the collections. He holds degrees from Tulane University and from The University of Texas Austin, and has taught as an Adjunct Lecturer or Assistant Professor at UT and other institutions of higher learning, produced or participated in over eighty exhibitions, and published and lectured extensively in the fields of regional, cultural and contemporary photography and the history of art and photography. He has published nearly a dozen books on such photographers as David Douglas Duncan, Fritz Henle, Eve Arnold and Fritz Henle, as well as his award-winning volume on The Gernsheim Collection.
Susan Baraz is the Founding Member / Chair Person for Focus on AIDS. (FOA), the largest, global fine art photography benefit. She is the Co-Chair for the Lucie Awards since its inception in 2003 and is the Head of Judges for the International Photography Awards.