Philip Kelleher is a PhD candidate in the department of Art History at Rice University. He holds a master’s degree in Art History from Binghamton University, SUNY. In 2016, he completed the Center for Critical and Cultural Theory Program at Rice University. Kelleher was a Critical Studies fellow in the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program (2013-14) and in the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Core Program (2011-13). He was a participant in the 17th Annual Berlin Roundtable on Transnationality (2013), organized by the Social Science Research Council Berlin and Humboldt University Berlin. Kelleher will publish a paper on the artist Paul Chan in an upcoming issue of Art Journal.