Richard Meyer is Associate Professor of Art History and Fine Arts at USC. Professor Meyer studies modern and contemporary art, with an emphasis on twentieth-century American art, cultural studies, gay and lesbian studies, censorhip and the public sphere, and the history of photography. His research is particularly concerned with the ongoing cultural debate over sexuality and gender and its effects upon modern art and visual culture. Professor Meyer's work has appeared in a variety of venues, ranging from art journals and museum publications to anthologies of lesbian and gay theory and literary criticism. Richard Meyer earned his B.A. at Yale University and his M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley, all in the History of Art.