Newsstand Conceptualism: Contemporary American Artists, Periodicals and the Democratic Dissemination of an Artistic Idea, International Association of Word and Images Studies Triennial Conference, Lausanne Switzerland, July 13, 2017.

Self-Destruct: The Renounced Works of John Baldessari, Carl Andre and Donald Judd, Spring Fellows Colloquium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, March 31, 2017.

Benglis vs. Artforum: Vulgarity, Censorship and the Print Advertisement as Contemporary Art Object, Association of Art Historians Annual Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, April 8, 2016.

Riotous Conceptualism: Satire, Commerce, and Advertising in Conceptual Art, Spring Fellows Colloquium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, April 1, 2016.

Art Inc.: Satire, Commerce and Conceptual Art, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference, Seattle, March 23, 2016.

Ego-Seums or Jewel Boxes? The Contradictory Nature of Tax-Exempt Private Museums in the Twenty-First Century, College Art Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., February 6, 2016.

Artists, Advertising and Audacity: Lynda Benglis's Infamous Artforum Spread and the Controversial Role of the Female Body in Contemporary Art, The Rutgers Art History Graduate Student Symposium, April 10, 2015.

Your Art Here: Print Advertisements and Contemporary Art, 1964 to 1980, Works in Progress Lecture Series, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, October 21, 2014.

Your Art Here: Print Advertisements, Imaginary Galleries and Contemporary Art, 1964 to 1971, Parsons/Cooper Hewitt Graduate Symposium, April 11, 2014.

Learning to See: The Art Museum Goes to College, jointly presented with Katharine Learned, Director of Facilities, Northfield Mount Herman School, at the Society for College and University Planning North Atlantic Regional Conference, April 12, 2012, and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, April 17, 2012.

The Art of Protest: A Study of the 1968 Student Demonstration Posters in Paris and Mexico City, University of Toronto Graduate Symposium, January 28, 2011.


conferences, PANELS & juries


Organizer and Moderator, Visions for the Greater Good: Three Leading Perspectives on Art, Collecting and Philanthropy, Round Table Discussion at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, March 21, 2017. Panelists included Ian Wardropper (Director of the Frick Collection), John P. Sare (Art Law Expert and Partner at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP) and Emily Rauh Pulitzer (Curator, Philanthropist and Founder of the Pulitzer Arts Foundation).

Co-Organizer, Infiltration Art, Panel at the College Art Association's Annual Conference, New York, February 16, 2017. Co-Organized with Gillian Pistel (PhD ABD, CUNY Graduate Center). Panelists included Sydney Stutterheim (PhD Candidate, CUNY Graduate Center), Alex Kitnick (Critic and Fellow, Bard College) and Aviva Rahmani (Artist and Fellow, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado Boulder). 

Moderator, Alumni Career Panel: The Art Market, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, April 28, 2015. Panelists included Jean Dommermuth (Private Practice Paintings Conservator & IFA Conservation Center Lecturer), Joseph Ruzicka (Art Appraiser, Internal Revenue Service) and Cristin Tierney (Owner and Senior Director, Cristin Tierney Gallery).

Discussant, New York University Curatorial Collaborative Artist and Curators Panel, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, March 6, 2015.

Juror, Alternative Avenues: The 95th Annual Exhibition of the American Society of Contemporary Artists, Winter 2012.






College Art Association

The Association of Art Museum Curators

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Association of Art Historians (United Kingdom)

International Association of Word and Image Studies

Catalogue Raisonné Scholars Association 


grants, awards & FELLOWSHIPS



Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Research and Collections Specialist Fellowship, Department of Modern and Contemporary Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (2015-Present).



Institute of Fine Arts Nominee for NYU's Outstanding Dissertation Award (2015-2016).

Lila Acheson Wallace Scholarship, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.

Robert Goldwater Fellowship, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.

Eleanor Pearson Travel Grant, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.

Leon Levy & Shelby White Travel Fellowship, The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.

Dean's Student Travel Grant, New York University.



Cum Laude, Williams College (2007).

Berkshire Art Fellow, Berkshire Art Association (2007).

Art History 1960s Scholar, Williams College (2006-2007).

Kraft Alumni Sponsored Intern, Williams College (2006).

Dean's List, Williams College (2003-2007).