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Art & Art History
University of Mississippi

Dr. Kris Belden-Adams

Associate Professor

Art History

PhD, City University of New York Graduate Center
MA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Kris Belden-Adams is an Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Mississippi, and specializes in the history of photography. She is the author of Photography, Temporality, Modernity: Time Warped (2019), and Photography, Eugenics, ‘Aristogenics’: Picturing Privilege (2020). In addition, she is an editor and contributor to the volumes Photography and Failure: One Medium’s Incessant Entanglement with Mishaps, Flops, and Disappointments (2017), and Diverse Histories in Photographic Albums: ‘These Are Our Stories’ (2022). With Dr. Karen Barber, Belden-Adams is a Content Co-Editor for Smarthistory’s/Khan Academy’s coverage of the history of photography.