Jon Yamashiro

Associate Professor
1993–present, tenured

MFA, Indiana University
BFA, Washington University, St. Louis

Jon YamashiroJon Masuo Yamashiro was born the oldest son and raised as a third-generation Okinawan American in the “cultural pastiche” of Honolulu, HI. He traveled from the islands to study at Washington University in St. Louis and received his BFA in 1985, then went on to earn an MFA in photography from Indiana University in 1991. Since the fall of 1993, he has had the privilege of teaching photography to college students at Miami University. Jon lives in Liberty, IN, with his wife Jennifer and their daughter Lydia and son Luke.


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Jon Yamashiro teaching in Photo Class