Susan Meiselas (born 1948) is an American photographer. Meiselas was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She attended junior high school in Woodmere, N.Y. After taking a BA at Sarah Lawrence College and an MA at Harvard University, she joined Magnum Photos co-operative in 1976 and has worked as a freelance photographer since then. In 1981, she visited a village destroyed by the armed forces in San Salvador and took pictures of the El Mozote massacre. Meiselas has published several books of her photographs.