Dana Ullman

@ullmanfoto @_fromthiswindow

Dana Ullman is a U.S.-based independent photojournalist and writer whose work focuses on humanizing statistics and social issues through storytelling from the intersections of human rights, labor and international policy. Dana has worked with the New York Times, Foreign Policy, The Texas Observer, California Sunday Magazine, The GroundTruth Project, Time, CNN, The Atlantic and the Associated Press, among others. In 2019, she was a co-recipient of the European Journalism Centre’s Global Health Grant. In 2018 and 2019, Dana received the International Women’s Media Foundation’s (IWMF) Under-Reported Stories grant, and in 2016, was an IWMF Great Lakes reporting fellow, investigating the impact of the World Bank on indigenous people in Tanzania in collaboration with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, which was published and syndicated internationally. In 2015, she was a community health reporting fellow with the International Center for Journalists. In 2014, she received a Puffin Foundation Grant for "Another Kind of Prison," which illuminates the lives of women re-entering society after prison cross-culturally in California, Denmark and Uganda. Her website is www.ullmanphoto.com

Reporting Locations


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Un trabajador agrícola en Texas murió de covid-19, ahora su familia e investigadores federales quieren respuestas

Marco Antonio Galván Gómez salió de su casa en Guanajuato, en un viaje de 1,200 millas hasta una extensa granja de papas en el Panhandle de Texas. Allí se enfermó de covid-19 y murió de…

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After a farmworker in rural Texas died of complications from Covid-19, his family and federal investigators want answers

Editor’s note: Some names in this story have been changed to protect farmworkers from potential reprisal. On June 30, Marco Antonio Galvan Gomez left his home in Guanajuato, Mexico on a 1,200-mile journey to a sprawling…

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Death in Dalhart

After a farmworker in the rural Texas Panhandle died of complications from COVID-19, his family and federal investigators want answers. DANA ULLMAN The entrance to Larsen Farms in Dalhart. Editor’s note: Some names in this…

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Forgotten in the Fields

Labor trafficking hides in plain sight across Texas, disproportionately affecting the thousands of farmworkers who visit the state on H-2A guest worker visas. – Story and photos by Dana Ullman July 1, 2019 In 2004,…

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World Bank Allows Tanzania to Sidestep Rule Protecting Indigenous Groups

Last year, after fierce protests from human rights groups, the World Bank retreated from a proposal that would have allowed its borrowers to sidestep its rules for protecting indigenous communities. Now the World Bank’s board…