Julian Fisher studied with Walker Evans as part of his American Studies major at Yale, photographed for the Yale Daily News and freelanced while at Yale and after for the New York Times, Time, Newsweek, Life and The Atlantic.
He pursued a medical degree at Johns Hopkins, becoming a pediatrician and neurologist on the Harvard medical faculty. He returned to photojournalism in 2014 to produce the project Trapped in the Middle: The Effect of Income Inequality on the Middle Class in America (completed 2016). This project has toured nationwide to major higher educational institutions, serving as the centerpiece for coursework, panel discussions and student projects on the topic of income inequality.
His second project, Faded Glory, documents America’s changing position as a global power, the decline of American exceptionalism (completed 2021). It will be exhibited in colleges and universities across the United States.
He lives and works in Brookline, MA.