Jacqueline Francis, Ph.D.

Jacqueline Francis, Ph.D., is an art historian, arts consultant, and creative writer who teaches at the California College of the Arts. Her scholarly essays have been published in Radical History Review and Third Text; her creative non-fiction has appeared in the journal Sage and the anthology To Touch the World: The Peace Corps Experience (1995). She is a co-editor of and contributor to Romare Bearden, American Modernist (2011), an anthology that explores this twentieth-century artist’s career. Her book, Making Race: Modernism and “Racial Art” in America, is forthcoming from the University of Washington Press (2012). She also serves on the board of the College Art Association, an international organization serving students, artists, scholars, and other creative arts professionals.