Erin L. McCutcheon is an Assistant Professor of Art History at Lycoming College who specializes in twentieth and twenty-first century Latin American art and feminist artistic practices. She received her master’s degree in art history at the University of Leeds in 2010 under the supervision of feminist art historian Griselda Pollock, and is currently completing her doctoral degree in art history and Latin American studies at Tulane University. McCutcheon was awarded a Woodrow Wilson Women’s Studies Dissertation Fellowship for doctoral research, which centers on the intersections of art, feminism, and the maternal in post–1968 Mexico City. In relation to this research, McCutcheon served as a part of the curatorial research team for the exhibition, When in Doubt… Ask: a “Retrocollective” Exhibition of the Work Mónica Mayer, held at the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo in Mexico City in 2016.
McCutcheon joined Lycoming College in 2019 after holding previous teaching positions at Millsaps College, Tufts University, and Tulane University, as well as positions in curatorial departments at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Henry Moore Institute. In addition to teaching a variety of survey courses from ancient to contemporary art, she will offer students more focused special topics courses with a particular emphasis on art and activism, art from Latin America, and the study of art through the critical lenses of gender, race, and sexuality.
When not teaching, writing, or researching, she enjoys traveling in and beyond Latin America, riding her bicycle, and hanging out with her dogs.