Rebecca Peabody is Manager of Research Projects & Programs at the Getty Research Institute. She earned a PhD from Yale University in 2006, and focuses her research on representations of race, gender, and nationality in twentieth-century American art and culture. Her scholarly publications include the co-edited book Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles Art 1945 – 1980, the edited book Anglo-American Exchange in Postwar Sculpture, 1945 – 1975, and essays in exhibition catalogs, edited volumes, and journals. She has taught at Yale University and the University of Southern California.

In addition to her scholarly work, Rebecca is completing a non-fiction book Life, and a PhD: True Stories from Real People Who Did it Wrong But Got it Right – a collection of first-person stories that show there are as many right ways to get through graduate school as there are people willing to forge their own paths.

Rebecca Peabody is available for corporate events, private shows, milestone celebrations (birthday, anniversary), fundraisers, festivals, and more.