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College of Arts and Sciences
History of Photography, 19th-Century Art, American Art, Modern and Contemporary Art, and Visual and
Material Culture, Landscape Studies
Courses Taught
History of Photography
Research Interests
Visual and material culture surrounding landscape experiences, how we are taught to see and photograph the landscape, corporate and vernacular photography, locative media and the landscape, text and image interactions, spiritualist and scientific allusions in art, history of exhibitions, curatorial work and museum education.

Ph.D., History of Art & Architecture, Boston University, Boston, MA

M.A., Art History, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

B.A., Art History major, Philosophy minor, Honors Program, SUNY College at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY

Selected Publications

Dissertation:  "The Kodak Picture Spot Sign: American Photographic Viewing and Twentieth-Century Corporate Visual Culture."

Contributor: "FotoFika's All Stars,", MFA and undergraduate photography students, presented as homage to Mike Mandel’s iconic 1975 Baseball Photographic Trading Cards.      

Essay in book: "Of Mind and Matter: John Chervinsky’s Photographic Still Lifes," in John Chervinsky: An Experiment in Perspective, self-published with support from Lightwork/Syracuse University.

Exhibition catalog: "'Siting the Specific': Greg Heins, Timothy O’Sullivan, Carrie Mae Weems, and Abelardo Morell," A Generous Medium: Photography at Wellesley, edited by Lisa Fischman, Lucy Flint, and Hannah Townsend, Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

Essay in monograph: "Lingering in the In-Between," In Between Planting and Picking, photographs by Sandi Haber Fifield, Milano, Italy.

Essay and interview: "Witness: A Psychic Collaboration, Nate Larson & Marni Shindelman," Exposure: Journal of the Society for Photographic Education.

Selected Exhibitions

Curated exhibitions:

Cultivated: New Photography from New England, co-curated with Michelle Lamunière, Flash Forward Festival by Magenta Foundation, Boston, MA

Traces: Daniel Ranalli, Cape Work 1987-2007, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA

Out of the Box: Photography Portfolios from the Permanent Collection, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA

Various exhibitions at the Photographic Resource Center: Syntax, Keeping Time, New England Survey (traveled to Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA), AD|AGENCY, Picture Show (AICA award), DOCUMENT, Group Portrait, Land/Mark: Locative

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