Art provides a window into new worlds, revealing things we might otherwise struggle to imagine. Critical Studies applies critical theory to visual culture, and investigates the role creative research, thinking, and writing can play in transforming systems of oppression.
Chair, MA in Critical Studies and Assistant Professor
Ph.D.,University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee [Literature and Cultural Theory]
Shawna Lipton received her Ph.D. in Literature and Cultural Theory from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a literary scholar whose work is fundamentally informed by interdisciplinary gender and sexuality studies.