Shana Lopes is a doctoral student focusing on the history of photography. She received her BA in Communications from the University of Pennsylvania and her MA in Art History from the University of Arizona. Shana has gained experience at institutions such as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Center for Creative Photography, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she is currently the Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow in the Department of Photographs. Her dissertation explores the interactions between German and American photography practices in the nineteenth century.
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