Ken Hawkins is a photojournalist who has covered politics, disasters, and conflict zones—including in Vietnam, Nicaragua, and El Salvador—since 1970, working globally for publications and agencies such as TIME, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, Forbes, Paris Match, Stern, Newsweek, Wired, and the British Broadcasting Corporation. For over two decades, his work was represented by the photo agency SYGMA Paris/New York. Ken has served on the boards of several nonprofit agencies relating to the arts, social action, and photojournalism. He was a founder of the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar in 1973 and worked with the organization for thirty years. Ken also served as the Atlanta/Southeast chapter president of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), sitting on its national board and executive committee, and serving as ASMP’s national secretary.Hawkins is the author of Jimmy Carter – Photographs 1970 – 2010, a book of photographs published on the 40th anniversary of the grassroots campaign, that took a virtually unknown Southern peanut farmer turned politician to the highest office in the United States.Hawkins lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon, with his wife, Dana, and Zeke, their black Lab. He has two sons, Will and Ben.