Jacqueline Francis, PhD, is an art historian specializing in U.S. art of the twentieth century and contemporary African Diaspora art. Her articles and reviews have been published in Radical History Review, American Art, Third Text, and other scholarly journals.
Her book, Making Race: Modernism and “Racial Art” in America, was published in 2012 by the University of Washington Press. The University of Washington Press. She is a coeditor of Romare Bearden: American Modernist (Yale University Press, 2011).
She is the vice president for the Annual Conference of the College Art Association, an international organization serving students and professionals working in the visual arts.
She has taught at Kenyon College, the University of Michigan, and Stanford University. Presently, she also lectures at San Francisco State University, the University of San Francisco, and the University of California at Berkeley.