Dr. Charlene Villaseñor Black

Dr. Charlene Villaseñor Black is Professor of Art History and Chicana/o Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Associate Director of the Chicano Studies Research Center. Her research focuses on the art of the early modern Ibero-American world as well as contemporary Chicanx visual culture. Her published work includes Creating the Cult of St. Joseph: Art and Gender in the Spanish Empire (2006), and Transforming Saints: Women, Art, and Conversion in Mexico and Spain, 1521–1800 (2022).