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Art History, Art Theory and Criticism, African Art
Area of ExpertiseAfrican American Art, African Art, Diaspora Studies, Modern and Contemporary Art History and Criticism, Non-Western Art, Feminist Art Theory, Visual Studies
Denise Rogers specializes in African and African-American art, along with modern and contemporary art history and criticism. She's also knowledgeable on non-Western art, feminist art theory, diaspora studies, and visual studies.
In addition to being a professor of art history, Denise Rogers plays an active role as Faculty Advisor to the San Diego Mesa College Foundation African Art Collection. Recently, Rogers has organized exhibitions and lectures of the African Art Collection at the San Diego Central Library. She has also served as coordinator for the Humanities Institute.
Role at MesaProfessor, Art History