• PhD, Yale University, USA, 2015
  • MFA, University of California Los Angeles, USA, 2007
  • BA, University of California, Berkeley, United States, 2004


Jacob Stewart-Halevy works on the nexus of modern and contemporary art, intellectual history, and social theory. Subspecialties include histories of conceptual art, design, and video; sociology and anthropology of art; political economy of art; and historiography. He is the current president of the Society of Contemporary Art Historians.

He has recently taught Theories and Methods, Introduction to Contemporary Art, Art Speak, The Behavioral Image, Global Conceptualism, and Visual Rhythm.