Lisa Uddin

Lisa Uddin is Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History and Visual Culture Studies at Whitman College. Her research examines aesthetic, material, and symbolic dimensions of humanity and animality as a starting point for social and environmental justice. She is the author of Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto (University of Minnesota Press, 2015), which traces efforts to improve animal exhibits through the racial dynamics of American postwar urbanism. Her current research considers the graphics and architectures of survival in the post–Civil Rights era.