Ph.D. 2016 (History of Art), Northwestern University; M.A. 2008 (History of Art), Washington University in St. Louis; B.A. (English), Amherst College
Assistant Professor, Art History
Art and visual culture of the African Diaspora; African American art; the global Harlem Renaissance; vernacular photography; histories of photography; the Caribbean; African American art historiography; Black life and the archive; museum studies
Mellon Emerging Faculty Leader Award (2022); College Art Association Wyeth Foundation for American Art Publication Grant (2021); PSC-CUNY Research Award (2021, 2019, 2018, 2017); Chester Dale Fellowship, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (2018-2020); Photographic Arts Council-Los Angeles Fellowship, Center for Creative Photography (2018); Alice Yard Fellowship (2017); Mellon Post-Doc Fellowship, Williams College Museum of Art (2016); College Art Association, Professional Development Award (2016); Terra Foundation for American Art, Giverny, France Residency (2014); Center for Curatorial Leadership/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice (2015); CIC-Smithsonian Pre-doctoral Fellowship, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery (2013-2015); Fulbright Research Fellowship, McGill University and McCord Museum (2008-2009)
A Nimble Arc: James Van Der Zee and Photography, Duke University Press, forthcoming 2023.
Articles and Chapters
“When Images in Haiti Fail: The Photograph of Charlemagne Péralte,” Art Journal, forthcoming Winter 2022.
“Notes on Myrlande Constant and Photography,” Painting with Beads: The Art of Myrlande Constant, retrospective exhibition catalog. Fowler Museum, UCLA, forthcoming 2022.
“Studio,” The Art Institute of Chicago Field Guide to Photography and Media. The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, forthcoming 2022.
“An Ode to James Van Der Zee: Lorna Simpson’s 9 Props,” Metropolitan Museum of Art Journal 55 (December 2020): 76-90.
“Reproducing the New Negro: James Van Der Zee’s Photographic Vision in Print,” American Art 34.2 (Summer 2020): 4-25.
“The Likeness of Fugitivity: Trans Atlantic Considerations of a Canadian Photograph,” Towards an African-Canadian Art History: Art, Memory, and Resistance. Ed. Charmaine Nelson. Captus Press, 2019, 151-173.
“Hinging Upon History: Photography and the Ghetto Biennale/Depan Sou Istwa: Fotografi Ak Geto Byenal La,” Ghetto Biennale/Geto Byenal 2009-2015. Ed. Leah Gordon. No Eraser Publishing, 2018, 120-131.
“A Hidden World of Images: Marilyn Houlberg and Haitian Studio Photography,” From Within and Without: The History of Haitian Photography, exhibition catalog. Ed. Edouard Duval Carrie. Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, 2015, 34-37.
“The Likeness of Fugitivity: William Notman’s carte-de-visite Portrait of John Anderson,” History of Photography 37.2 (2013): 221-34.
Rev. of I Too Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100, by Wil Haygood. CAAreviews.com, 2019.
Rev. of In Extremis: Death and Life in 21st Century Haitian Art, by Donald J. Cosentino ed. African Arts 47.1 (2014): 91-92.
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