Alexis Boylan

Professor of Africana Studies, Art and Art History

Ph.D., October 2001 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, Department of Art History M.A.,

1997 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, Department of Art History B.A.,

1994 Bryn Mawr College, History major

Research Specialties: 18th-21st Century Visual Culture of the United States, African American Art and Critical Race Studies, Gender and Queer Theories, Modern and Contemporary Visual Culture

Alexis L. Boylan is a professor with a joint appointment in the Art and Art History Department and the Africana Studies Institute. She is the author of Visual Culture (MIT Press, 2020), Ashcan Art, Whiteness, and the Unspectacular Man (Bloomsbury Academic, 2017), co-author of Furious Feminisms: Alternate Routes on Mad Max: Fury Road (University of Minnesota, 2020), editor of Thomas Kinkade, The Artist in the Mall (Duke University Press, 2011), and editor of Ellen Emmet Rand: Gender, Art, and Business (Bloomsbury Academic, 2020).

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