Jennifer K. Favorite holds a Ph.D. in art history from The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY). Her research interests include public art in the U.S. after 1945, twentieth-century architecture, memorials in the U.S. and abroad, and the cultural and political uses of public space.
Andrew Wasserman was most recently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History in the School of Art at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His current research focuses on public art and nuclear fear in the late Cold War period.
Kim Servart Theriault holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Virginia and is Professor of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at Dominican University in River Forest, IL, where she focuses upon Modernist and Contemporary Art History, Criticism, and Culture.
Leslie Markle is the Curator for Public Art at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in Saint Louis where he manages the university’s Art on Campus program.
Davida Fernández-Barkan is a Ph.D. candidate in the History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University. She writes about modern and contemporary public art in Latin America, the United States, and Europe.
Laura Holzman is Associate Professor of Art History and Museum Studies at Indiana University, IUPUI, where she is also Public Scholar of Curatorial Practices and Visual Art and Director of the Museum Studies Program.
Lori Goldstein is the manager of WESTAF’s Public Art Archive. Goldstein is responsible for long-term planning, product development, and overseeing the addition of public art collections to the Archive.
Joy Armstrong has 15 years of experience in the museum and gallery world, most recently, a decade as an award-winning curator of modern and contemporary art at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College.
Megan Koza Mitchell (@megankoza) is Executive Development Director for the New Orleans Film Society, Director of Guns in the Hands of Artists Foundation and also manages The Hope Photo Project (@hopephotoproject), both located in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Annie Dell’Aria is Assistant Professor of Art History at Miami University in Ohio. Her research is concerned with issues of space and place in contemporary art and media.
Tola Porter is a Ph.D. candidate in Art History & Archaeology at Washington University in St. Louis. She holds an M.A. in Art History from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University and an M.A. in Arts Administration from Columbia University.
Mya Dosch is Assistant Professor of Art of the Americas at Sacramento State. Her research focuses on art and urban space in Mexico City, from monuments to protest interventions.
Kristen Ramirez is a studio and public artist, educator, and public art project manager. Ramirez has worked in various institutions of higher education, including Cornish College of the Arts and the University of Washington.