Dr Michael Coyne Senior Fellow Photography Studies College (Melbourne)
Michael Coyne has been a Senior Fellow at PSC since 2011. In this role he lectures and mentors students of PSC, particularly those interested in photojournalism and documentary photography.
He is based in Melbourne, Australia, and has worked on assignments and appeared in magazines such as: Newsweek, Life, Time, National Geographic Magazine, New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Smithsonian, German Geo, French Geo, Paris Match, Madame La Figaro, London Observe Magazine, London Independent Magazine, Travel Holiday, and Vogue.
He has had a number of successful books published of his work including: Numurkah Lakes & Roses, Second Spring – The Regeneration of the Jesuits, The Oz Factor, A World of Australians, Contemporary Photographer: Australia – MICHAEL COYNE, The Jew called Jesus, Tour of Duty – East Timor, Lonely Planet – People Photography, How To be A Child and Armageddon.
Michael has worked on a number of the Day In The Life and similar projects. He has had a number of solo and combined exhibitions in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, China, South America and North America.
His numerous awards include: American National Press Photographers Association, Overseas Press Club of America, FCC Hong Kong Human Rights Certificate, Children’s Book of the Year, The Religious Book of the Year.
He was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (by Publication) from Griffith University in October 2008. Michael has also been awarded the “Centenary Medal” by the Australian Government for Services to Photography and a Fellowship by the AIPP for services to Australian photography.