Olubukola A. Gbadegesin is an assistant professor in Art History and African American Studies at Saint Louis University. She has published in African Arts, History of Photography
and Critical Interventions: Journal of African Art History and Visual Culture
. She is currently working on a book manuscript titled Picturing Modern Selves in Colonized Places: Photography as a Strategy of Power in Lagos, Nigeria.
Her broad research interests center on photography, portraiture, politics of representation, and print culture in Africa and the Diaspora.