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Susanna Newbury, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Art History, Theory & Criticism

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Susanna Phillips Newbury (she/her/they) is an associate professor of Art History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She completed her undergraduate degree at Oberlin College, and her Ph.D. at Yale University.

Her research and teaching interests focus on the social history of twentieth and twenty-first century art, histories of photography and architecture, urban studies, and economic geography. Her first book, The Speculative City was published in 2021 by the University of Minnesota Press. Other recent publications include "The Art of Witnessing" in the edited volume Aesthetics of Gentrification (Amsterdam University Press, 2021) and "Anti-Sitcom Video Art" in The Microgenre (Bloomsbury, 2020).