Photographic media artist 
 Arts and culture writer 
 PhD candidate in visual and cultural studies 
 at the University of Rochester 
 Dissertation in progress: 
"Study Nature, Not Books: A Genealogy of Photography 
 from Psychiatric Portraiture to Brain Imaging"
 Upcoming exhibition: 
 At, For, By, Of, About 
 a group exhibition of work by ACRE alumni 
 in Artists Run Chicago 2.0 at the Hyde Park Art Center 
 April 6–July 12, 2020 
 *Postponed due to COVID-19 


Fall 2018-Spring 2020

Nitrate Picture Show film festival archival researcher and volunteer coordinator, conduct long-term project research, write texts for the Dryden Theatre, inspect archived nitrate motion picture film



Trains humanities PhD students to integrate digital technologies into innovative research programs

Research assistantships

Architectural Biometrics, principal investigator Dr. Peter Christensen

The Lazarus Project, principal investigator Dr. Gregory Heyworth

Dissertation in progress

Study Nature, Not Books: A Genealogy of Photography from Psychiatric Portraiture to Brain Imaging


Research interests

Photography history and theory, media archaeology, science and technology studies, medical humanities, modern and contemporary art


Reviewed exhibitions and interviewed artists.


Position funded by the Donnelley Foundation to research and write texts on artists and artworks in the permanent collection and Midwest Photographers Project to be published online in the collections database


Taught five sections per year of digital photography and supervised independent study students





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