Dr. Olubukola Gbadegesin is visiting Associate Professor of Art History at the Department for African and Afro- American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. She is also a joint appointed faculty member at St. Louis University in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, and in the African American Studies Program. Her research interests lie in the fields of photography, portrait practices, transnationalism, and visual politics. She has contributed to various journals (i.e. African Arts, History of Photography, Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry), edited volumes, and online platforms. Gbadegesin has also worked as a researcher and curator for several art museums.