Emily Wilkerson is the Assistant Editorial Director for the School of Liberal Arts and the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South. Emily manages and creates original content for the monthly digital newsletter and the print and digital School of Liberal Arts Magazine, collaborating with her team in the Office of the Dean to plan each issue. She works closely with faculty, staff, students, and alumni on articles for and contributions to both publications. Emily also serves as the associate editor for the forthcoming Call and Response journal of the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South.
Emily, a native of Louisiana, received a master’s degree from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Her writing on contemporary art and culture can be found in publications ranging from Artforum.com to Art in America, Art Papers, and in many exhibition catalogs.