Associate Professor of Art History
Hinman Box: HB 6033
- B.A. Indiana University; M.A. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Areas of Expertise
- U.S. and Latin American art and culture; Mexican muralism; the history of museums; the politics of exhibition; cultural policy and citizenship; public art controversies; Jose Clemente Orozco; Diego Rivera; Frida Kahlo; Rufino Tamayo; Mexican Folk Art
- “’I’m Not the Fourth Great One’: Rufino Tamayo and Mexican Muralism,” in Tamayo: A Modern Icon Reinterpreted , D du Pont (ed.), (2007) 247-267.
- “‘We Other Romantics’: Wenda Gu, Dartmouth, and the Investment in Art’s Transcendence,” Dartmouth Free Press , 8.4 (2007).
- “Toward an Industrial Golden Age? Orozco’s The Epic of American Civilization ,” in Orozco at Dartmouth: The Epic of American Civilization , (2007) 12-15.
- “Of Bodies and Embodiment: Fred Wilson’s So Much Trouble in the World, Believe it or Not! ,” in So Much Trouble in the World-Believe it or Not! , B Thompson (ed.), (2006) 44-57.
- “Angels and Prostitutes: José Clemente Orozco’s Catharsis and the Politics of Female Allegory in 1930s Mexico,” CR: The New Centennial Review , 4:2 (2004) 1-33.
- “HOGging the Road: Cultural Governance and the Citizen Cyclist,” with J Packer, Cultural Studies , 18:5 (July 2004) 641-674.
- How a Revolutionary Art Became Official Culture: Mexican Muralism and the ‘Philanthropic Ogre’ (book manuscript); The Masters of the Mexican Folk: Folk Art, Exhibition, and Cultural Citizenship (book manuscript)