Ayelet Carmi is currently on a one-year postdoctoral appointment in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University, completing her book on Sally Mann. In 2015 she received her PhD from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and subsequently completed a two-year postdoctoral appointment in the Department of Art History at Tel-Aviv University. She presented her work at several international conferences including the American CAA and the British AAH. Carmi has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals; her most recent one, “Sally Mann's American Vision of the Land,” will be published in the Journal of Art Historiography on December 1st 2017. Her areas of study are the history of American photography (with a special interest in landscape), gender issue and contemporary art.