Christopher Morris was born in California in 1958. Over the past 20 years he has concentrated the greater part of his work on war correspondence, having documented more than 18 foreign conflicts, including the U.S. invasion of Panama, the Persian Gulf War, the drug war in Columbia, and the wars in Afghanistan, Chechnya, and Yugoslavia. In the last four years he has documented the presidency of George W. Bush for Time magazine. Morris has received numerous awards for his work, including the Robert Capa Gold Medal and Olivier Rebbot awards from the Overseas Press Club; the Magazine Photographer of the Year award from the University of Missouri School of Journalism; the Infinity Photojournalist award from the International Center of Photography, New York; the Visa d’Or award; and several World Press Photo awards. Morris is a founding member of the photojournalist agency VII, based in Paris.