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"
"Something in the Water: The Color of Decay in Matthew Brandt's Photographs"
in the panel: "Fixing and Fading: The Material Photograph over Time"
Chicago, IL, February 12–15, 2020
Panel: "The Future is Past: Identity and Photography Through Time"
Houston, TX, March 5–8, 2020
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
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
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