Rotem Rozental is Executive Director at the Los Angeles Center of Photography and Lecturer at the Critical Studies Department of USC’s Roski School of Art and Design. Between 2016-2022 she served as Chief Curator and Senior Director of Arts and Culture at American Jewish University in Los Angeles. She received her M.A. from the Cohn Institute for History and Philosophy of Sciences at Tel Aviv University in 2011, and her Ph.D. from the Art History Department at Binghamton University, NY in 2019. Her research examines the conflicted meeting points of photographic and archival technologies with civic spaces. Her writings appeared in Artforum.com, Tablet, Philosophy of Photography, Tohu Magazine, and Alaxon, among other outlets. Rotem’s book, Pre-State Photographic Archives and the Zionist Movementis forthcoming by Routledge, and it was also named recipient of the Jordan Schnitzer First Book Award by the Association for Jeiwsh Studies in 2021. Rotem’s work has been recognized and supported by various organizations, including Artis, Independent Curators International (ICI) and The Center for Jewish History.