Derrick Cartwright studied art history at UC Berkeley (A.B. 1984), UCLA (M.A. 1988), and the University of Michigan (Ph.D., 1994). He has taught courses at the University of San Diego, UC San Diego, UC Berkeley, and Columbia University’s Program in Paris. His museum experience includes curatorial work at The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and directorial service at theMusée d’Art Americain Giverny, Hood Museum of Art (Dartmouth College), San Diego Museum of Art andSeattle Art Museum. He was President of the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership (2007-2009) and a Trustee of the Association of Art Museum Directors (2006-2011). He is currently a member of the Public Art Committee of the City of San Diego. Since 2012 he has been Director of University Galleries and Associate Professor of Art History at the University of San Diego.