Dr. Erin L. McCutcheon is an art historian of modern and contemporary art whose research and writing focus on the histories of Latin American art and feminist artistic practices. She received her MA in Art History from the University of Leeds in 2010 under the supervision of feminist art historian Griselda Pollock and her PhD in Art History and Latin American studies from Tulane University in 2021. She joined Lycoming College in 2019 after holding previous teaching positions at Millsaps College and Tufts University, as well as positions in curatorial departments at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Henry Moore Institute. Her research has appeared in H-ART, Nierika, Artelogie, ERRATA, The Journal of Curatorial Studies, and the catalogue for Si tiene dudas… pregunte: una exposición retrocolectiva de Mónica Mayer (Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo, 2016), for which she served as a curatorial research assistant. In addition to teaching survey courses from ancient to contemporary art, she offers 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.