Jerry Philogene is an Assistant Professor in the American Studies Department at Dickinson College. Professor Philogene specializes in 20th century African American and Afro Caribbean visual arts and cultural history. In addition to exploring the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, and gender as articulated in contemporary visual arts, her research and teaching interests include interdisciplinary American Cultural History. Black Cultural Studies, and Theories of Diaspora and Citizenship. She is currently working on a book length manuscript, Traveling Diasporically: Imagining Haitian Citizenship, which examines the relationship between visual arts, citizenship, and Haitian American cultural production. Professor Philogene has taught in the Art History Department at Montclair State University and in the American Studies Department at Skidmore College. Her published articles appear in Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism and BOMB Magazine, among other journals. Dr. Philogene has also organized several exhibitions at community galleries and institutions in New York City and has served as Education Associate at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City.