In conjunction with the International Center of Photography’s 2019 Infinity Awards, MediaStorm produced a short documentary about Dugan’s work, which can be viewed here.
In 2018, To Survive on this Shore was featured in The New York Times, CNN, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Photograph Magazine, The Strange Fire Collective, Temporary Art Review, The New York Journal of Books, Photo District News, HuffPost, The Advocate, them. magazine, Alive Magazine, Buzzfeed, Artspace, Spiegel Online, Huck Magazine, on St. Louis Public Radio, and Next Avenue on Twin Cities PBS.
To Survive on this Shore, the book, was included in several 2018 book lists, including Women Photograph’s Photobooks of 2018, the Humble Arts Foundation’s Humble Booklist: 32 Photobooks That Dropped Our Jaws in 2018, What Will You Remember’s Our Favorite Photobooks of 2018, and PDN’s Notable Photo Books of 2018.
Dugan and collaborator Vanessa Fabbre spoke about To Survive on this Shore on WGBH, Boston’s Public Radio, on November 13, 2018. Click here to download an MP3 of the conversation, or listen here (conversation begins at 1:47:00).
Dugan was featured in “Seven Contemporary Photographers Represent Trans Communities on Their Own Terms” in Hyperallergic.
Dugan received the 2018 Women Photograph + Nikon Grant, which supports work by women and non-binary photographers working in a documentary capacity, for Every Breath We Drew. The grantees were featured on NPR's The Picture Show and in the British Journal of Photography.
Dugan participated in a discussion focused on the representation of LGBTQ+ communities in photography, "A Rainbow of Nuances: Reporting LGBTQ+ Stories," for the Magenta Foundation's series Flash Forward Flash Back.
Dugan was featured in Aperture Magazine 229, Winter 2017 Issue, "Future Gender."
Dugan was chosen as a 2015 Champion of Change by the White House and was invited to speak as part of the panel "The Personal is Political: The Power of Speaking Your Truth," which took place on November 23, 2015. Watch the video here.
Dugan's work was featured in Musee Magazine's Issue No. 12, Controversy.
Every Breath We Drew was featured on the New York Times Lens Blog.
Every Breath We Drew was reviewed by Elin Spring for What Will You Remember?
Every Breath We Drew was included in Making Pictures of People: Recent Perspectives on Photographic Portraiture, a collaboration between Flak Photo and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Dugan was featured in New City's “Breakout Artists 2013: Chicago’s Next Generation of Image Makers.”
Transcendence was featured in Esquire (Russian Edition).
Transcendence, a solo exhibition at the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA was reviewed by Edie Bresler in Photograph Magazine.
Every breath we drew was featured in Daylight Magazine's Alphabet of Light, on Daylight Digital, and on a Daylight Multimedia podcast.
Transcendence, a solo exhibition at the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA was reviewed by Mark Feeney in the Boston Globe.
Dugan's work was featured on Feature Shoot in an interview by Julie Renee Jones.
Every breath we drew was featured on Light Leaked.
Coupled was featured in Wellesley College's Women's Review of Books, with an essay by Karen Irvine, Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago.
Transcendence was featured in The Archive 41: The Journal of the Leslie/Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art.