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Faculty Profile

Karen Barber

Art & Art History
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Art History
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116 Meek Hall
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-7193
Joined UM: August 20, 2020

Brief Bio

Dr. Karen Barber received her Ph.D. at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, with a dissertation entitled "Writing with Light: Cameraless Photography and Its Narrative in the 1920s." She specializes in the history of photography and 20th-century art. Her work has been published in Exposure and Studies in Photography. With a background in museums, she has worked in photography collections at SFMOMA, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, and the California Museum of Photography. She is currently working on a manuscript on cameraless photography and its publications in the 1920s.


Art History
University of California-Riverside (1997)
Art History
University of California-Riverside (2002)
Art History
Cuny Graduate School and University Cent (2018)