Jesse Egner is a photographer and artist from Lancaster, Pennsylvania currently working and studying in New York City. A current MFA student at Parsons, he received his BFA from Millersville University. He has exhibited work in New York and Pennsylvania and has been published internationally. In 2018, he was an Emerging Artist in Residence at Millersville University. He is a recipient of the Parsons Graduate Student Research Award, a Parsons Dean's Merit Scholarship, and is currently a research assistant for artist Jeanine Oleson. Using Sociology as a framework, his work explores unique or under-appreciated social phenomena and how intersectional communities ebb and flow among each other. Aside from his artwork, he is currently co-writing a paper titled, "Exploring Non-Normative Queer Embodiment Through Sociology and Photography" which he will be presenting on the Disability and the Arts panel at the Society for the Study of Social Problems this August in New York City.