Gwendolyn Shaw is a doctoral student in the Art History program at the Graduate Center, CUNY. She received her BA in Art History and Women’s Studies at Barnard College. Her academic interests include power, critical race theory, disability, gender and sexuality in Modern and contemporary art. At the Graduate Center, Gwen is also earning graduate certificates in Women’s Studies, Film Studies, Africana Studies, and Instructional Technology and Pedagogy. She has previously taught at Guttman Community College and worked as a Social Media Specialist. In her other life, Gwen enjoys Jeopardy, coffee, and compassion.