Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 2002
M.A. University of Kentucky, Lexington, 1993
B.A. Yale University, 1987
Modern and postmodern visual art, performance, literature, and intellectual history; Curatorial practices: Histories of sexuality and gender; Theoretical and lived constructions of space; Historiography and the social and cultural roles of institutions
“Drawing and Disorder: The Work of Heimo Wallner,” in Zwischen Nordlicht und Alpenglühen (Between Northern and Alpenglow), exhibition catalogue, (Brunsbüttel and Lübeck, Germany: City Gallery in the Elbe Forum Brunsbüttel and the Culture Forum Castle Monastery Lübeck, May 2009).
“Instruction, Imagination, Participation: Learning from Yoko Ono,” in Kevin Concannon, ed., Yoko Ono Imagine Peace Featuring John and Yoko’s Year of Peace, exhibition catalogue, (Akron, Ohio: Myers School of Art, University of Akron, July 2007).
“Remains: Smithson’s Partially Buried Woodshed after 35 Years,” Ephemera, special issue Thresholds 31 (Spring 2006): 56-63; [ISSN: 1091-711X],
“Imagination and Cultural Criticism in the Work of David Wojnarowicz,” Human Creation Between Reality and Illusion, special issue Analecta Husserliana LXXXII, (Lancaster, England: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2005): 233-242; [ISBN: 1-4020-3577-2].
Selected Curatorial Projects
Far Places Close: Photographic Essays of South Asia, exhibition curator, UTSA Art Gallery, San Antonio, planned September-October, 2009.
Building Vernacular Imaginations: Paho Mann and Libby Rowe, exhibition curator, Satellite Space, Blue Star Complex, San Antonio, planned September 2009.
Benito Huerta: Shock & Awe, exhibition curator, UTSA Art Gallery, San Antonio, July-August, 2009.
Apparatus, exhibition curator, Satellite Space, Blue Star Complex, March 2009.
The Culture Series, exhibition curator, in association with Marcia Gygli King: Forty Years, a collaboration with the San Antonio Museum of Art and the Southwest School of Art & Craft, UTSA Art Gallery, San Antonio, January-March 2009.