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Kathleen Shafer

MFA Photography 2007, MICA; BA Anthropology and Photography 2002, NYU

Doctoral Candidate
Kathleen Shafer



Kathleen was born in Washington, DC. She studied photography and anthropology at NYU and went on to receive her MFA in photography and digital imaging from Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore.

She is writing her dissertation on Marfa, Texas.


Cultural Geography, Geography of Airfields, Aviation History, Military Aviation, Aerial Geography, Land and Environmental Art, Site-Specificity, Architecture, Urban Planning.


Adjunct Professor Courses

Digital Photography; Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC, 2006.

Teaching Assistant Courses

Issues in Geography; UT Austin, Austin, TX, 2011.

The American Civil War; MICA, Baltimore, MD, 2007.

Digital Photography; MICA, Baltimore, MD, 2006.

Time and Place; MICA, Baltimore, MD, 2006.

The Ends of Photography; MICA, Baltimore, MD, 2005.




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