John Kaplan

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Who is John Kaplan?

John Kaplan is an American photographer who won the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography "for his photographs depicting the diverse lifestyles of seven 21-year-olds across the United States".

Kaplan attended Mount Pleasant High School in Wilmington, Delaware, graduating in 1977. Kaplan graduated with a bachelors degree in journalism from E. W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in 1982 and later graduated with a masters degree in journalism from the school in 1998. In 1999 he became a faculty member at the University of Florida.

In April 2008 Kaplan was named a Fulbright Scholar. The same year, Kaplan was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkins lymphoma, a condition which is in remission as of 2011 after treatment. Kaplan has reported his experience with cancer in an award-winning documentary film entitled "Not As I Pictured".

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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Ohio University
  • Mount Pleasant High School
  • E. W. Scripps School of Journalism
Employment
  • University of Florida

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on July 23, 2013

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