Martha A. Sandweiss is Professor of History at Princeton University. A former museum curator, National Endowment for the Humanities Research Scholar, and Beinecke Senior Research Fellow in History, she is author of Print the Legend: Photography and the American West (Yale University Press, 2002); Passing Strange: A Gilded Age Tale of Love and Deception Across the Color Line (Penguin Press, 2009); and editor of Photography in Nineteenth-Century America (Harry N. Abrams, 1991).