David Sutherland | 2010 Faculty


David Sutherland is the Alexia Chair for Documentary Photography at Syracuse University and has been a professor of photography at SU for 32 years. Before that he was a staff photographer at the Louisville (Ky.) Courier-Journal and at the Bowling Green (Ky.) Daily News. Sutherland has received the 2002 National Press Photographers Association Robin F. Garland Educator Award, the 2000 Western Kentucky Herald Journalism Award, and the 2008 SU London Program O’Leary Excellence in Teaching Award.

Sutherland has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and a Master of Arts in intercultural studies from Western Kentucky University and a Master of Business Administration from Syracuse University. He has taught courses in photojournalism, picture editing, graphics, critical issues in visual communication, and reporting. Before he began teaching at Syracuse University in 1979, he taught at Western Kentucky University.