Ph.D., In Progress / University of Rochester / August 2012—present / Expected 2019
Visual and Cultural Studies
Dissertation Title: “The Landscape after LIFE: American Photography between the Personal and Political, 1973-1982″
Advisor: Rachel Haidu
MA / University of Rochester (UR) / 2017
Visual and Cultural Studies
BA / Binghamton University / 2011
Art History, German Studies
Thesis: “Seriality and Appropriation in West German Pop Art”
Advisor: Neil Christian Pages


2017 / The Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies Dissertation Fellowship
2017 / Susan B. Anthony Institute Graduate Teaching Fellowship, UR
2015—2017 / Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Digital Humanities, UR
2011 / Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Undergraduate Fellow, Binghamton University

Teaching Experience

2017 / “What Does a Feminist Look Like? Art and Activism in the Second Wave,” 4-credit undergraduate course at the University of Rochester
2016—Present / Docent, History of Photography Gallery, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
2016 / Guest Lecture: “Stephen Shore and New Topographics,” in PHGR-702: History and Aesthetics of Photography Graduate Seminar, Professor Catherine Zuromskis, Rochester Institute of Technology
2015 / Teaching Assistant, Intro to Media Studies, University of Rochester
2015 / Teaching Assistant, Digital Media Toolkit, University of Rochester
2014 / Teaching Assistant, Advanced Drawing, University of Rochester

Conference Presentations

2017 / “Cataloguing the Landscape: Cataloguing the Landscape: Photography in 1970s America,” Culture & Technology: The European Summer University in Digital Humanities, University of Leipzig (July 21, 2017)
2016 / “Not an Image but a Breakdown: Rephotography as Methodology and Pedagogy,” Compositions across/between edges, surfaces and materialities, Symposium at UCLA (December 8, 2016)
2016 / “Postcards from Uncommon Places,” 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association, Harvard University (March 17-20, 2016)
2015 / “Not an Image but a Breakdown: The Rephotographic Survey Project, 1977-1982” Media Materiality: Towards Critical Economies of “New” Media, Sixth International Conference on The Image, University of California at Berkeley (October 29-30, 2015)
2014 / “Surfacing,” Intersections 2014: Thinking|Feeling, York and Ryerson University Communication & Culture Graduate Student Association Conference (March 14-15, 2014)


Photographic Process Identification Workshop, Image Permanence Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY (August 15-17, 2017)
“The Iconic Turn: Image-Driven Digital Art History,” Culture & Technology: The European Summer University in Digital Humanities, University of Leipzig, Germany (Participant, July 18-28, 2017)
“The Art Historical Image in the Digital Age,” The American Academy in Rome, Italy (Participant, June 19-23, 2017)


Curator, Making Light,The Art & Music Library Gallery, Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester (August 8-September, 2017)


“Dreaming Blue 540D-4: Nick Marshall’s Art of Escape,” Afterimage Vol. 43, No. 1-2 (July-October 2015): 2-7 (online)
“Josh Faught,” Modern Painters (November 2012): 97.
“Smoke on Film: Lisa Oppenheim’s conceptual photography” Modern Painters (May 2012): 18.