Benjamin J. Young received a Ph.D from the Department of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley. He is currently turning his dissertation, “Sympathetic Materialism: Allan Sekula’s Photo-Works, 1971–2000,” into a book. He reguarly teaches in the department of Art and Design History and Theory, Parsons School for Design, The New School and in the department of History of Art, Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York (FIT–SUNY). More information is available at benjaminyoung.info.