Walker Dawson is a freelance photojournalist and documentary videographer. His recent work includes documenting anti-FIFA riots in Brazil during the World Cup, Mennonites colonies of rural Paraguay, gold mining in the Peruvian Andes, and the continuing Mexican drug war. He began his global travels with a high school exchange to Argentina, an internship with a human rights lawyer at the United Nations in Geneva, and assisted photographer Robert Dawson on numerous projects including environmental and political issues in Guatemala and Iceland. He contributed logistical planning, demographic research, and a chapter for the best selling book The Public Library: A Photographic Essay. Walker is also the cofounder of Breaking Borders, a social and political travel blog dedicated to telling stories that are off the beaten path. He holds a BA in Global Studies and Chinese from the New School University in New York.