Ted Barrow is an art historian finishing his PhD. at the Graduate Center, CUNY. He teaches in Barnard College's Pre-College Program over the summer, focusing on the relationship between art and film in New York City, and has taught art history courses at Baruch, City College, the College of Staten Island, and Brooklyn College. His focus is Gilded Age America, and his dissertation focuses on tropical imagery in the age of empire. Barrow currently works as the Assistant Curator at the Hudson River Museum and in his free time he runs a popular Instagram account about skateboarding (@feedback_ts).