Susan Ressler is an author, educator and photographer. She has been making photographs for more than 40 years, and her work is in the Smithsonian American Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and many other important collections. She edited the book "Women Artists of the American West" (McFarland, 2003), a scholarly anthology on under-represented women artists west of the Mississippi, and was Head of the Photography Area at Purdue University, where she taught photographic practice, criticism and history from 1981-2004. Ressler received an MFA in Art from the University of New Mexico in 1986. Her first monograph, "Executive Order: Images of 1970s Corporate America," was published by Daylight Books in 2018.