Caitlin Ryan

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Caitlin Ryan

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Profile

Caitlin Ryan is a third-year graduate student in the Department of Art & Archaeology. She holds a BA in Art History and Cultural Anthropology from Emory University (summa cum laude). Her research focuses on the history and theory of photography, particularly European photography of the interwar period. She has also written on intersections between pictorialist photography and modern dance in early 20th-century America. Her research interests include intersections between photography and political ideology, the history of photographic exhibitions, and debates around notions of the documentary in photographic practice.  Before coming to Princeton, Caitlin worked as an administrative coordinator and programming fellow at the Center for Creativity and Arts at Emory. She is currently a graduate affiliate in the Program in European Cultural Studies.