Owen F. Walker Professor of Humanities and Professor of Modern Culture and Media

Overview

Tina Campt is Owen F. Walker Professor of Humanities and Modern Culture and Media. She is a black feminist theorist of visual culture and contemporary art. Campt leads the Black Visualities Initiative at the Cogut Institute for Humanities and is the founding convenor of the Practicing Refusal Collective and the Sojourner Project. She is the author of five books: Other Germans: Black Germans and the Politics of Race, Gender and Memory in the Third Reich (University Michigan Press, 2004), Image Matters: Archive, Photography and the African Diaspora in Europe (Duke University Press, 2012), and Listening to Images (Duke University Press, 2017), Imagining Everyday Life: Enactments in Vernacular Photography (co-edited with Marianne Hirsch, Gil Hochberg and Brian Wallis, Stiedl, 2020). Her most recent book, A Black Gaze, was published by MIT Press in 2021. She has held faculty positions at the Technical University of Berlin, the University of California, Santa Cruz, Duke University, and Barnard College.