Cristina Baussan is a writer and documentary photographer dedicated to illustrating how human connection transcends race, religion and social class. She draws on her French, Haitian, Salvadorian and American heritage to explore themes of identity and belonging.

She is currently in New York City, pursuing her M.S. at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. 



2018 The IWMF's Adelante Reporting Initiative - Honduras,


2017 World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass, Nominee

2015 Photoville

Recent features include:


PROOF National Geographic

American Photo On Campus


B.A., Photojournalism, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University

Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Study Abroad) 

VII Agency: A Narrative Passage Through Cambodia (Summer Program)