Jane Alden Stevens' primary sources for creative investigation are the psychological ripple effects of personal experience and historical events. Stevens is an active artist who has exhibited and published her work extensively in the US and abroad. Grants include two Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Grants (1990, 2002) and an English-Speaking Union Travel-Study Grant (2000). She is the author of Tears of Stone: World War I Remembered (2004) and co-author of Teaching Photography, 2nd ed. (2015). Her work is in the permanent collections of the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, NY; The Harry Ransom Center in Austin, TX; the Cincinnati Art Museum; and the New Mexico History Museum. She is Professor Emerita of Fine Arts at the University of Cincinnati, has conducted pedagogy workshops for a variety of universities, as well as participated in academic practicum panels at educational conferences. The recipient of numerous teaching awards, Stevens was honored with the all-university Cohen Award for Excellence in University Teaching at the University of Cincinnati in 2002 and Professor of the Year honors in her college in 2011.