Jae Emerling is an associate professor of modern and contemporary art in the College of Arts +Architecture at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He is the Director of the College of Arts + Architecture Honors Program. In 2011 he was visiting professor of contemporary art in the Faculty of Arts at VU Amsterdam. He received his Ph.D. in Art History from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of Theory for Art History (2005) and the award-winning Photography: History and Theory (2012), both published by Routledge. His work has also appeared in the Journal of Visual Culture, History of Photography, CAA Reviews, Journal of Art Historiography, and the Los Angeles based magazine X-TRA: Contemporary Art Quarterly. He is currently working on a book about the aesthetic-historiographic concept of transmissibility. Some of this work has recently appeared in two anthologies Contemporary Art about Architecture (2013) and Bergson and The Art of Immanence: Painting, Photography, Film (2013).