Robert R. Shane received his Ph.D. in Art History and Criticism from Stony Brook University where he studied with Dr. Donald Kuspit and completed coursework in philosophy with Dr. Kelly Oliver and Dr. Jacques Derrida. Dr. Shane is the author of several articles, exhibition essays, and reviews on contemporary art. He is currently Associate Professor of Art History at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York; former Managing Editor of the journal Art Criticism published by Stony Brook University; and a regular contributor of essays and entries on art for books published by Phaidon Press, London. Dr. Shane's current book project Correcting Mirrors: Shame and Subjectivity in Contemporary Women's Art builds on his article "'I longed to cherish mirrored reflections': Mirroring and Black Female Subjectivity in Carrie Mae Weems's Art against Shame" forthcoming in the journal Hypatia.
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