Off campus, she served as the resident art critic for Chronogram magazine from 1999 to 2008, and was the curator of the 2007 Kingston Sculpture Biennial and The Camera Always Lies, the 2008 Regional Triennial of the Photographic Arts, which appeared at the Center for Photography at Woodstock. She also curated The Material Image (2005) and Taking a Different Tack: Maggie Sherwood and the Floating Foundation of Photography (2009) at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz.
She regularly teaches History of Photography, History of Film, and courses in late 19th and early 20th century art, including Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, and Surrealism.
She periodically leads summer on-site courses in art history abroad: her next trip will be in Summer 2014, studying the development of 19th century plein air landscape painting in Paris and Provence.
Recently completed dissertation on the World War II work of photographer Lee Miller, who was the war correspondent photographer for Vogue magazine.