Dr. Angela Harutyunyan is Associate Professor of Art History. She teaches courses related to modern and contemporary art and theory. She completed her PhD in Art History and Visual Studies in the University of Manchester in 2009. In 2009-2010 she was Visiting Assistant Professor and Art Program Director at the American University in Cairo. She has published internationally on the autonomy of art, art and the public sphere, cultural politics and curatorial practices in the post-Socialist condition and in the Middle East. She has curated several exhibitions such as Public_Media_Space (ACCEA, Yerevan, 2004), Accretions (Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2010 and Museum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland, 2011), This is the Time. This is The Record of Time (SMBA, Amsterdam in 2014 and AUB Art Galleries 2015). She is the co-editor ofPublic Spheres After Socialism (Intellect Books: Bristol., 2008), The Book of St. Ejneb (Sharjah Biennial, Norgunk Publishers, Istanbul, 2011) and editor of Intersections: Curatorial Theories and Practices of Education (Yerevan: PrintInfo, 2012) and This is The Time. This is The Record of the Time (forthcoming, AUB Press, 2016). She is Associate Editor of Art Margins Journal (MIT Press). Her book, The Journey of the Painterly Real: The Political Aesthetics of the Armenian Avant-Garde, 1987-2004, is forthcoming with Manchester University Press in 2016.