Dr. Amber Berson joins the department
Dr. Amber Berson has been appointed as affiliate assistant professor in the department.
Executive Director of The Visual Arts Centre in Montreal (CA), Amber Berson is a writer, a curator, and an Art Historian. She holds a doctoral degree from Queen’s University where her SSHRC-funded research examined artist-run culture and feminist, utopian thinking. In her spare time, Berson works on knowledge equity projects, especially with the Art+Feminism Wikipedia project, where she worked in various capacities for a decade and now sits on the Board. Furthermore, she was the 2019-2020 Wikipedian-in-Residence at Concordia University Libraries. In addition to her curatorial work, Berson’s writing has been published in a variety of publications, including Canadian Art, C Magazine, Revue .dpi, Esse, Fuse Magazine, M/Other Voices, Vie des arts, The Creative Independent and the St Andrews Journal of Art History and Museum Studies.