Contact Information and CV 


 

Suzanne Schwartz

schwartz.suzanne@gmail.com 

CV
Education

Smith College,
Northampton MA
AB 2007, Magna Cum Laude, GPA 3.89
Phi Beta Kappa
Major: Anthropology, Minor: Studio Art, Concentration in Photography


Lady Shri Ram College,
New Delhi, India
Third year abroad, June 2005-March 2006


Photographic Exhibits
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Senior Art Exhibit, Smith College Campus Center, May 2007
•    Independent Study Art Exhibit, Smith College Hillyer Hall, February 2007
•    Study Abroad Photo Exhibit, Smith College Campus Center, Fall 2006


Internships
Photography Lab Intern,
The Maine Photographic Workshops, Summer 2006
•    Provided technical and aesthetic assistance to photography students and teachers
•    Assisted teachers in photographic demonstrations
•    Maintained and supervised darkroom facilities

Photography Intern,
National Geographic Photographer Bob Sacha, Summer 2004
•    Used Photoshop and Aperture to color correct and organize digital images
•    Organized and archived photographs, slides and magazines by region and subject matter.

Work Experience                                                                                                                                                                                                         Visual Anthropology Research Assistant,
Smith College, October 2006-May 2007
•    Assist professor in researching and obtaining internship opportunities for Smith students
•    Conducted outreach to develop collaboration initiatives
•    Conducted Internet and interpersonal research

Photography Lab Assistant,
Smith College, January-May 2004
•    Assisted students in the darkroom
•    Supervised lab assistants

   
Research Experience
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An Ethnographic Life History on the Life of an American High School English Teacher and an American High School, for Anthropology Seminar, Fall 2007                                                                                                                                                                                       -Involved extensive interviewing, observation and document research

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Independent Study on the Elementary School System in India including a Case Study of the School in New Delhi where I Volunteered, Fall 2005-Spring 2006
         -Included interviews with teachers, students, parents and NGO members, observations and document research


Skills
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Computer Skills: Photoshop, Quark Express, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Image Ready, Archival Programs such as Apple Aperture, SPSS, Knowledge of Final Cut Pro
•    Photography Skills: Black and White film development and printing, negative scanning, digital photography printing,
•    Camera knowledge and use: 35mm single lens reflex cameras, 120mm cameras (view finder and twin lens reflex), 4x5 cameras (large format), digital single lens reflex cameras
•    Experience in Electron Magnetic Microscope photography
•    Knowledge of Hindi


Honors and Awards
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The Megan Hart Jones Studio Art Prize for photography, Spring 2005
•    Dean’s List and First Group Scholar for academic accomplishments