Dr. Allison Young is Contributing Editor for Global Modern and Contemporary Art. She received her Ph.D. in Art History in 2017 from the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, with her dissertation "Torn and Most Whole: On the Poetics of Difference in the Art of Zarina Bhimji." A specialist in African contemporary art and postcolonial art histories of the Global South, she is currently the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow in Modern and Contemporary Art at the New Orleans Museum of Art, where her curatorial projects include Carlos Rolón: Outside/In (2018), Changing Course: Reflections on New Orleans Histories (2018), Lina Iris Viktor: A Haven. A Hell. A Dream Deferred (2018) and others.