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Meghan Kirkwood

Assistant Professor

Campus Box 1031
Biography 

Meghan Kirkwood joined the Washington University faculty from North Dakota State University, where she taught photography and foundations courses as an assistant professor. She earned a BA from Grinnell College in 2004, a BFA in Photography from Rhode Island School of Design in 2006, and an MFA in Studio Art from Tulane University in 2009. In 2016 she earned a PhD in Art History from the University of Florida, where she completed a dissertation on the uses of landscape imagery in contemporary South African photography. Kirkwood has received numerous grants and fellowships, including funding to participate in artist residencies through the National Park Service, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Lakeside Lab (Iowa). Her photography has been exhibited throughout the United States, Mexico, South Africa, and Europe.