Sonja Gandert is a Ph.D. student in Art History at The Graduate Center, CUNY, where she researches postwar Chicanx, Latinx, and Latin American art. From 2013 to 2017 she served as curatorial assistant at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, where she co-curated three exhibitions and assisted on numerous others. She has also curated exhibitions of contemporary art in Ithaca and Brooklyn, New York as well as in Cuba, where in 2017 she organized Movimientos en intersección: Rastros de protesta en #BlackLivesMatter, #NoDAPL, y Lxs DREAMers at the Casa de las Américas in Havana. She is a co-founder and Executive Committee member of the U.S. Latinx Art Forum (USLAF), a College Art Association affiliated group that advocates for Latinx art and art history. A native of New Mexico, Sonja holds a B.A. in Spanish from Brandeis University and an M.A. in Art History from Tufts University.