Lauren Fournier

Contemporary Writer, Curator, Artist, and Researcher · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Lauren Fournier is a writer, curator, artist, filmmaker, and researcher of experimental feminist practices across media

Visual Culture & Theory Curating Filmmaking Environmental Humanities Gender and Sexual Diversity

Yonghui Wu

Director/Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Yonghui Wu’s research is in computer science and biomedical informatics to develop medical artificial intelligence to solve medical problems

Data Science Machine Learning Natural Language Processing Drug Repurposing

Sarah Herrington

Instructor · Loyola Marymount University

William Mougayar

Founder & CEO · Engagio

"They said what about me?" Manage your social network conversations and startup your entrepreneurial spirit with the Founder of Engagio

Entrepreneurship Startups Social Engagement Social Commenting Future of Social Web

Frederick W. Gooding, Jr.

Dr. Ronald E. Moore Professor in Humanities · Texas Christian University

Race, Racism and Discrimination in Pop Culture and/or Mainstream Media (e.g., movies, music and sports).

Sports Movies Discrimination Representations of Race Mainstream Media

Yasmin Nurming-Por

Curator, Writer and Researcher · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Yasmin is the 2017 winner of the Middlebrook Prize

Public Programming Curating Education Project Management

Isabelle Lynch

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Isabelle Lynch has worked at McGill University, the National Gallery of Canada, and the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery

Art History Contemporary Art Philosophy Visual Arts Research

Sophie Lynch

Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Sophie Lynch has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, and the National Gallery of Canada.

Fine Art Art History Event Planning Media Relations Creative Writing

Adam Barbu

Independent Writer and Curator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Winner of the 2015 Middlebrook Prize for Young Canadian Curators

Curating Art Design Exhibiting Canadian Heritage

Katherine Dennis

Public Program Coordinator · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Katherine Dennis is the recipient of the 2013 Middlebrook Prize.

Curating Museum Collections Art History Public Art Art Education

Donna Papacosta

Principal · Trafalgar Communications

Engaging audiences where communications and technology meet

Storytelling Social Media in Business Content Curation in Your Organization Podcasting The Successful Independent

Daniel Reboussin

Curator · University of Florida

Daniel Reboussin’s primary resource acquisitions have created a cluster of manuscripts on 20th century African wildlife conservation.

Rare Cultural Heritage Materials Relating to the African Continent Manuscripts Centered on 20th Century African Wildlife Conservation Curating Smathers Libraries’ Circulating Research Original Artwork of Papa Mfumu’eto

Stephen Ujlaki

Professor of Screenwriting · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of Film and Television of Loyola Marymount University

Made-For-Television Movies Feature Films Cinema

Georgeen Theodore

Director, Master of Infrastructure Planning Program · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Theodore focuses on the relationship between strategic planning and local development

Equitable Economic Development Participatory & Dialogic Processes Regional Development Sustainable Building Design Strategic Planning

Mitra Fakhrashrafi

Curator and Mixed Media Artist · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Mitra Fakhrashrafi (she/her) is an independent curator and mixed media artist indebted to border abolition organizing.

Borderlands Placemaking Geography Street Art Curation

Erin Szikora

Curator, Researcher, and Beadwork Artist · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Erin Szikora is an emerging curator, researcher, and beadwork artist of Cayuga, Scottish, and Hungarian ancestry.

Damon Willick

Professor of Art History · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of Art History

Los Angeles Art and Culture Modern Art Contemporary Art

Maya Wilson-Sanchez

Curator, Writer, and Researcher · C Magazine, OCAD University

Maya Wilson-Sanchez is a curator and writer based in Toronto.

Curatorial Studies Performance Art Indigenous Art Art History Visual and Critical Studies