Rana Young (b. 1983, Missouri) is an artist and educator based in Lincoln, Nebraska. Rana holds an MFA in Studio Art from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln where she was an Othmer Fellow and a BFA in Studio Art from Portland State University. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, as well as published online by LensCulture, British Journal of Photography, Strange Fire Collective, iGNANT, C41 Magazine, and Aint-Bad Magazine, among others. Through her photographs, Rana investigates such concepts as loss, intimacy, identity, and voyeurism. Currently Rana an Instructor position in photography at Creighton University (Omaha, NE) and serves as an Installation Photographer for the Sheldon Museum of Art (Lincoln, NE).