Susan Dooley

Susan Dooley is a photojournalist and documentary photogra­pher with approximately 30 years experience in the field. Graduated with a BS in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Illinois and an MFA in Photography from Long Island University, C.W. Post campus, she has worked as a staff photographer for newspapers and as a freelance photographer.

For the past 25 years, Ms. Dooley has freelanced and taught photography in Arizona, California and New York. She is presently a Full Professor and Chair of the Art Department at Nassau Community College in New York. As an artist, Ms. Dooley’s work has been exhibited widely in galler­ies, museums, libraries and universities, hospitals and churches in the U.S., Canada, Russia, and Asia. She is a founding member of fotofoto gallery in Huntington, NY. Additionally, she has served in curatorial roles in both China and the U.S.

Her photo essays include “AIDS: The Caregivers,” “Kathy’s Journal: Enduring Breast Cancer,” “For Keeps: Mar­riage That Lasts a Lifetime,” “On the Cusp: Junior High Dances,” and “Promises Made… Promises Kept… A Celebration of African American Women of Long Island.” Her most recent projects include “Journeys,” “Pingyao: Inside the Wall,” “asia2,” “counterP0INT,” and “still life still.”  Her current work parallels her daily life and her travels.

Ms. Dooley lives in Miller Place, NY with her family.