Katie Moore is a freelance photojournalist who currently splits her time between New York City and her hometown of Topeka, Kansas. Having earned an M.A. in Peace and Justice Studies from the University of San Diego has given her a foundation for exploring stories and imagery related to social change and human rights. In 2012 Katie received a Puffin Foundation Grant and in 2013 she was a participant at the Missouri Photo Workshop. She has covered the Occupy Wall Street protests, the widespread effects of drought in western India, and Hurricane Sandy among other stories. Katie's photos have been published in a number of print and web-based publications including The Boston Phoenix, The Progressive, Utne Reader, and The Indypendent. They have also been shown at Soho Photo Gallery (New York City), 1650 Gallery (Los Angeles), the Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto), Sarah Barker Studio (Catskill, New York), and Powerhouse Arena (Brooklyn, New York). Her aim is to make images that evoke a sense of meaning, narration, and place.