Irit Rogoff is Professor of Visual Culture at Goldsmiths, University of London in the department of Visual Cultures, which she founded in 2002. She is also a writer and curator and has written and co-written a number of seminal texts including Looking Away—Participating Singularities, Ontological Communities (2013); Visual Cultures as Seriousness (2013) (with Gavin Butt); Unbounded: Limits’ Possibilities (2012); and Terra Infirma: Geography's Visual Culture (2000). She has also published in periodicals such as Art Journal, e-flux journal, and Third Text. Her research interests include visual culture; contemporary art and critical theory; postcolonialism, geocultures and geographies, cultures of education and gender. Rogoff received her PhD in 1987 from the University of London.