Lisa Cartwright

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Lisa Cartwright is a scholar, author, professor and critic[1] best known for helping to found the field of visual culture studies and for coauthoring a popular and widely translated visual studies textbook with Marita Sturken that is regarded as one of the first comprehensive books in the field after John Berger's Ways of Seeing.[2]

Cartwright is also known for her work in feminist visual science and technology studies and disability studies. Currently, she is a professor in the departments of visual arts, communication and science studies at the University of California, San Diego.[1] She was a founding member of the Program in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester, where she taught from 1990 to 2002.

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Cartwright attended New York University (BFA, Film and Television, Tisch School of the Arts, 1982), and Yale University (Ph.D, American Studies, 1991).[1]

Published works[edit]

Lisa has written a number of books. Among them are:[1]

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