William Wilson Corcoran Visiting Professor of Community Engagement (2022-2023), Social Practice
Aruna D’Souza writes about modern and contemporary art; intersectional feminisms and other forms of politics; and how museums shape our views of each other and the world. Her writing has appeared in 4Columns.org, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN.com, Art News, Garage, Bookforum, Frieze, Momus, Art in America, and Art Practical, among other places. Her book, Whitewalling: Art, Race, and Protest in 3 Acts, was named one of the best art books of 2018 by the New York Times. She is the recipient of the 2021 Rabkin Prize for art journalism and a 2019 Andy Warhol Foundation Art Writers Grant. She is currently the Edmond J. Safra Professor at The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art. In spring 2023, she was appointed the Edmond J. Safra Professor at The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art.