Emilie Boone

Emilie Boone


CCL Mellon Foundation Seminar 2015


New York City College of Technology


Assistant Professor, African American Studies Department


Northwestern University


Christa Clarke, Newark Museum


Emilie C. Boone is a PhD candidate in the Department of Art History at Northwestern University, with interests in photography, the art of the African Diaspora, and American art. She completed a B.A. in English at Amherst College and an M.A. in Art History at Washington University in St. Louis. As a current Fellow at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, Emilie is completing her dissertation on the early twentieth century studio photographs of James Van Der Zee. She has served as a Fulbright Fellow at the Notman Photographic Archives in Montreal, a Dangler Curatorial Fellow at the Art Institute of Chicago, and a Research Associate at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago. Emilie has also written for History of Photography and African Arts and has a forthcoming essay in the exhibition catalog “From Within and Without: The History of Haitian Photography.” 

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