j carrier (b. biloxi, mississippi) spent nearly a decade living and working in africa and the middle east.  since 2012 he has lived in brooklyn, new york with his wife and kids. he has a BS in wildlife & fisheries science and forestry from The Pennsylvania State University (1996) and an MFA from the hartford art school (2012).

j currently teaches photography at western connecticut state university and the international center of photography (NYC) and was formerly a visiting professor at cornell university. 

j's commissioned work has appeared in the new york times magazine, national geographic, time, fortune, CNN, newsweek, men's journal, XXL, dazed and confused, le monde, and the financial times. 

elementary calculus  (mack), was published in September, 2012, and selected for numerous year end "best of" lists and was also included in the 2013 International Center of Photography Triennial.

mi´raj  (mack) will be published in 2017. 

j was nominated for PDN30  (2016), the john gutmann photography fellowship (2013 & 2012), and the santa fe prize for photography (2011).