Becker, Carol

Courtesy of Mayumi Lake

Carol Becker is Professor of the Arts, and Dean of Columbia University School of the Arts.  Before taking this position, she was Dean of Faculty and Senior Vice-President for Academic Affairs at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for many years.  She lectures extensively and is the author of numerous articles and several books, including, The Invisible Drama (in seven languages), the edited edition The Subversive Imagination, Zones of Contention, Surpassing the Spectacle, and, most recently, Thinking in Place.  She grew up in Brooklyn, New York and now lives between New York City and Chicago.

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On her book Thinking in Place: Art, Action, and Cultural Production
(Our Cover Feature of November 10, 2009)