Craig Houser

Lecturer, Art History, Museum Studies

Main Affiliation



Compton - Goethals Hall





Craig Houser


Craig Houser has a B.A. in art history from Carleton College, an M.A. from Hunter College, and a Ph.D. from the CUNY Grad Center. His scholarship focuses on modern and contemporary art in relationship to issues related to gender and sexuality, as well as institutional and social politics. He also has substantial experience working in museums as a curator and educator. He was a curatorial fellow in the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program and an assistant curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. In addition, he was also an editor for College Art Association, which publishes The Art Bulletin and Art Journal. Houser’s publications include “Rachel Whiteread: Vienna Holocaust Memorial,” in Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art (University of California Press) and “The Changing Face of Scholarly Publishing: A History of CAA’s Publications,” in The Eye, the Hand, the Mind: The College Art Association and the Visual Arts since 1911 (Rutgers University Press).