John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Curatorial Fellow in Photography
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Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.A., University of Toronto
B.A., McGill University
Jackson Davidow works with the Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography, researching and preparing interpretative materials for permanent collection installations, special exhibitions, and museum publications. He is an art historian, critic, and curator whose work focuses on contemporary queer, feminist, decolonial, and Black aesthetic practices of activism and therapy in a global context. He has published in American Art and in Otherwise: Imagining Queer Feminist Art Histories (Manchester University Press, 2015), and his cultural criticism has appeared in Art in America, Artforum, The Baffler, Boston Review, frieze, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. Before coming to the Harvard Art Museums, Davidow worked at the Stonewall National Museum and Archives and held a postdoctoral fellowship at Tufts University at the Translating Race Lab and the Center for the Humanities. He is co-curator of Christian Walker: The Profane and the Poignant, opening in Fall 2023 at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art.