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Faculty Profile

KRIS BELDEN-ADAMS BELDEN-ADAMS

ART & ART HISTORY
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ART HISTORY
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259 MEEK HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5014
Joined UM: 08/22/2013

Areas of Expertise

  • ART, ART HISTORY
  • HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Brief Bio

Dr. Kris Belden-Adams received her PhD in Modern and contemporary art history with a specialization in the history of photography from the City University of New York Graduate Center. She also has an MA in Art History, Theory, and Criticism with a concentration in contemporary art from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her scholarly work on the history of art, photography and visual culture has been published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism, The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society and Cabinet. She is the author of the forthcoming book, Photography and Failure: One Medium's Entanglements with Flops, Shortcomings, and Underdogs (Bloomsbury Academic Press, 2017).

Degrees

BS
JOURNALISM
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS/ LAWRENCE, KANSAS (1993)
MA
HIS, THEORY & CRIT OF MODERN ART & ARCH
THE SCHOOL OF THE ARE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO/ CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (2003)
MPhil
ART HISTORY
CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK GRADUATE CENTER/ NEW YORK, NEW YORK (2006)
PHD
ART HISTORY
CUNY GRADUATE SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY CENTER/ NEW YORK, NEW YORK (2010)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
University Standing Committee