Professional Title/sAssistant Professor of Art History; Director, Allegheny Art Galleries; Affiliated Faculty, Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program
Faculty CredentialsPhD, The Graduate Center, City University of New York (New York, NY) MA, Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH) BA, Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
Paula Burleigh is an Art Historian and curator specializing in Postwar to Contemporary art. Burleigh completed her PhD at the CUNY Graduate Center, where she wrote her dissertation on labyrinths and caves in European art and architecture of the 1950s and ’60s. She was previously a Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art, and a frequent lecturer at the Museum of Modern Art. Her writing has appeared in the Brooklyn Rail, Artforum.com, Stedelijk Studies, and in various edited volumes. Burleigh’s current research is on feminist speculative fiction in contemporary visual art.