Emily Pederson (b. 1989) is a documentary photographer and filmmaker. Raised in Rhode Island and based in New York, she has spent most of the last four years in Mexico working on projects about social movements and the impact of the Drug War on Mexican society. She holds a degree in Photography and Human Rights from New York University. Her work has been supported by Field of Vision and published in The Atlantic, The New York Times, La Jornada, The Huffington Post and El Faro.