B.A.: Rutgers University
M.A.: Northwestern University
Ph.D.: University of Southern California
Dr. Klein specializes in contemporary art, theory, performance studies, and new genre art. Her current research interests include feminist performance and video in the 70s, inSITE and the politics of international exhibitions on the U.S./Mexico border and the representation and politics of motherhood in video, performance, and photography.
She has published in New Art Examiner, Afterimage, Art Papers, Art History, N.Paradoxa, Artweek, Sculpture, and Performing Art Journal (PAJ), for whom she is a contributing editor. She is the editor of Letters from Linda M. Montano, the most recent book of writings by Linda Montano. She is also the co-curator and catalogue essayist for the Barbara T. Smith retrospective at the Pomona College Museum of Art.