James H. Kenney Jr. is a photographer and an educator at the Western Kentucky University since 1993 where he's currently the coordinator of the photojournalism program. He was a photo editor for newspapers in Nevada before entering the teaching profession. He has taught courses in photojournalism, and is a director in Mountain Workshops.
James has spent summers photographing projects in China, Thailand, Vietnam and Nigeria and received awards in still photography and multimedia in the Best of Photojournalism 2007 & 2008 contests, and a multimedia award in the 2008 POYI contest, among others.
Here is his multimedia essay The Women of Evangel, Healing & Hope, a truly inspirational project which is humbling in its professionalism. Highly recommended.