Kristina Van Dyke was most recently director of Pulitzer Arts Foundation. Prior to joining the Pulitzer, she was curator for collections and research at the Menil Collection in Houston. She has organized exhibitions on historical and contemporary African art and commissioned projects on Pacific art and Byzantine art. Van Dyke received her M.A. in Art History from Williams in 1999 and her PhD from Harvard University in 2005 where she wrote her dissertation on the concept of objects in oral cultures in Mali.
“CCL was a transformative experience in my professional development. It provided an unparalleled opportunity for personal reflection and thinking about the future of museums and introduced me to thought leaders who continue to inform my work.”