Sarah Lewis is an Associate Professor at Harvard University in the Department of History of Art and Architecture and the Department of African and African American Studies.
Lewis is the guest editor of the “Vision & Justice” issue of Aperture (2016) which received the 2017 Infinity Award for Critical Writing and Research from the International Center of Photography. The widely reviewed issue was also made required reading for all incoming freshman at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Her articles on race, contemporary art, and culture have been published in many academic journals as well as The New Yorker, the New York Times, Artforum, Art in America and for the Smithsonian, The Museum of Modern Art, and Rizzoli. Her current book project, which lies at the intersection of African American Studies, Art History, and Slavic Studies, is under contract with Harvard University Press.