Kate Phillips

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Third Year
American Material and Visual Culture

Kate Phillips studies American visual and material culture, with particular interests in documentary photography, the intersection of art and science, and art during wartime. She received her BA from Haverford College, her MLIS from the Palmer School of Library and Information Science, LIU, and her MA from the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU. Prior to beginning her doctoral studies, Kate worked in exhibition coordination and archive research for Magnum Photos, Aperture Foundation, and the Documentary Photography Project at the Open Society Foundations.