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Therese Quinn


The author and editor of several books, including Art and Social Justice Education: Culture as Commons (with Lisa Hochtritt and John Ploof) and Sexualities in Education: A Reader (with Erica R. Meiners), and articles in QED: A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking, the Journal of Museum Education, the Abolitionist: A Publication of Critical Resistance, the Monthly Review, Curriculum Inquiry, and Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor, Therese Quinn is an Associate Professor of Art History and Director of Museum and Exhibition Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and serves on the Executive Board of her faculty union.

Devin Malone


Devin Malone is a writer, student, and cultural laborer. When she’s not working toward her Master’s in Museum and Exhibition Studies at University of Illinois at Chicago, she can be found interning in both the curatorial and community engagement departments of UIC’s Gallery 400. You might also track her down working in special collections at UIC’s Richard J. Daley Library. Her interests include institutional critique, representation of marginalized peoples in cultural institutions, and long walks on the beach.

LaTanya S. Autry

My Art Museum Mission

LaTanya S. Autry is a Ph.D. candidate in the art history department at University of Delaware. While she completes her dissertation on lynching memorialization, she works as a curatorial fellow at Yale University Art Gallery. Her upcoming exhibition of civil rights photography by Lee Friedlander will be on view at Yale in early 2017 and then will tour across the U.S. Promoting diversity, inclusion, and cultural competency in art museums is central to her praxis.