Emma Flood is a Master’s candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts, specializing in modern and contemporary art. Her primary interests are feminist and Marxist perspectives, and the history of portraits and self-portraits. She held positions at the Bell Museum of Natural History and at the Science Museum of Minnesota. Her museum work has piqued her interest in bringing interactive models of learning and engagement into art world contexts. She earned her B.A. from St. Catherine University, where she majored in both Art History and Philosophy, and minored in Women and the Arts. While at St. Catherine University, she held positions as a TA, student researcher, slide library assistant, and the Executive Student Coordinator for Ariston, the school’s annual literary and visual arts publication.