Dr. Kristine Stiles is Distinguished Professor of Art, Art History and Visual Studies at Duke University. She holds an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from Dartington College of Arts/University of Plymouth, England. She specializes in art-ists’ writings, global contemporary and experimental art, and trauma studies.
She has authored over 100 articles, and her books include Concerning Consequences: Studies in Art, Destruction, and Trauma (2016), Correspondence Course: An Epistolary History of Carolee Schneemann and Her Cir-cle (2010), Theories & Documents of Contemporary Art (1996, 2012). Her essay “Uncorrupted Joy: International Art Actions,” is a monograph-length essay for the exhibition Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object 1949–1979. She has curated several exhibitions at Duke, including Rauschenberg: Collecting & Connecting (2014–2015) and States of Mind: Dan & Lia Perjovschi (2007).