Chelsea Haines is an independent curator and doctoral student in art history at The Graduate Center, CUNY. She is a Presidential Research Fellow at The Center for the Humanities. Since 2009, she has organized exhibitions and public programs for institutions such as Portland State University, the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, the Shanghai Biennial, and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School. Haines was the Education and Public Programs Manager at Independent Curators International from 2009–12. She has held curatorial residencies and research fellowships at the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP), Residency Unlimited, and Artport Tel Aviv. Haines is currently a contributing editor of Guernica and editor-at-large of The Exhibitionist. She writes regularly for publications including Mousse, Journal of Curatorial Studies, and the online edition of Artforum. She holds an MA in Visual Culture Theory from New York University.