Deborah Saleeby-Mulligan

Deborah Saleeby-Mulligan is an assistant professor of art history at Manhattanville College. With a Ph.D. from The Graduate Center of CUNY, she has pursued a double specialty in contemporary art and the native arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas. She is an expert on contemporary Irish political art. Saleeby-Mulligan’s book, Painting the Irish Conflict, is the only full-length study of the most celebrated and successful Irish mural artist, Gerard “Mo chara” Kelly. In addition, she has also published on contemporary American and Korean art. Before teaching at Manhattanville College, she was an assistant archivist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the Department of The Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas between 1996 and 2001. She is a member of the College Art Association and the Print Club of New York, and works as a private art advisor. Saleeby-Mulligan is currently director of Manhattanville College’s Museum Studies Program.