Charmaine Branch studies modern and contemporary art of the African Diaspora in the Americas with an emphasis on archival research, Black feminist theory, and collective artistic practice. She holds a B.A. in Art History from Vassar College and an M.A. in Modern Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies from Columbia University. Before joining the Department of Art and Archaeology, Charmaine worked as a Curatorial Fellow at The Studio Museum in Harlem and the Museum of Modern Art assisting with multiple exhibitions. She is currently a McCrindle Curatorial Intern at the Princeton University Art Museum and serves as a peer mentor in the Graduate Scholars Program. In 2019, Charmaine received the President’s Fellowship for graduate studies.