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Art & Art History
University of Mississippi

Dr. Kris Belden-Adams

Associate Professor

Art History

MPh, 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 and theory of photography. Her work has been published in Photographies, Afterimage, Southern Studies, and Lexia: Journal of Semiotics. She is the author of the books Photography, Modernity, Temporality: Time Warped (Routledge, 2019) and Picturing Privilege: Photography, ‘Aristogenics,’ Eugenics (forthcoming, Bloomsbury, 2019/2020), and is the editor of and a contributor to the volume Photography and Failure: One Medium’s Entanglement with Flops, Underdogs, and Disappointments (Bloomsbury, 2016).