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


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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