Betsy Schneider is a photographer and filmmaker who explores and documents transformations of individuals and families over time and place. She holds a BA from the University of Michigan, a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and an MFA from Mills College in Oakland, California. A 2011 Guggenheim Fellow, her work has been shown in major museums and festivals around the world. Her work "To Be Thirteen" was a major exhibition originating at the Phoenix Art Museum From May through November of 2018 and was accompanied by a book published by Radius Books. Her work is part of notable collections including the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, The Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City, and the Museet for Fotokunst in Odense, Denmark. She served as a National Board member for the Society for Photographic Education and was Co-Chair of the 2012 National Conference in San Francisco. For fourteen years she was a professor in the School of Art at Arizona State University in 2016 she relocated to the Boston Area and is now a Lecturer, Coordinator and Developer of ASU's Online BFA in Digital Photography. She is a regular adjunct faculty member at Emerson College and MassArt and has recently held visiting professor positions at Hampshire College and Harvard University.