Lauren Monsein Rhodes

Lauren Monsein Rhodes is an independent scholar and museum educator. Most recently, she was an Assistant Professor in the Cultural and Social Anthropology Program at University of Latvia and a Visiting Lecturer at RISEBA Faculty of Architecture and Design, both in Rīga, Latvia. She has worked at a variety of museums and arts institutions including The Studio Museum of Harlem (New York, NY), The Kitchen (New York, NY) and Weeksville Heritage Center (Brooklyn, NY). Lauren’s research interests include museum/art institution – community relationships, socially engaged art, and the discourse of difference.

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