Rob Gerhardt is a documentary photographer and freelance writer. He is a member of the National Press Photographers' Association in the United States, and an absentee member of the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Hong Kong.

In 1999 he received his B.A. in Anthropology/Sociology and Art History from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. And in 2007 he received his M.F.A. in Photography from the Lesley University College of Art and Design in Cambridge, MA.

Rob’s photographs have been in numerous solo and group exhibitions in North America, Europe and Asia, and is in a number of public and private collections including The Museum of the City of New York, The New York Historical Society, and the Arab American National Museum. His work has also been published both nationally and internationally, including in The Guardian, The DiplomatThe New York Times, The Huffington Post, Newsweek, Haaretz, and Suddeutsche Zeitung.

Rob's writings have covered press freedom, civil and human rights, and religion. His articles have been published in the Hong Kong Free Press, The Diplomat, The Correspondent, and The Brooklyn Rail among others.

Rob is currently based in New York City.