Linda Benedict-Jones

Adjunct Instructor
Master of Science in Visual Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Terminal Degree)
Department Member Since: 1999


Linda Benedict-Jones teaches courses in the history of photography. She is the Curatorial Chair, Exhibitions & Curator of Photography, Carnegie Museum of Art. Prior to this, she served as the Executive Director of Silver Eye Center for Photography in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She also served as Curator of Education at Pittsburgh's Frick Art & Historical Center, as well as Guest Curator at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Museum of Art, where she co-curated the major exhibition Pittsburgh Revealed: Photographs Since 1850. Prior to moving to Pittsburgh in 1993, Benedict-Jones was Curator of the Polaroid Collection in Cambridge, Massachusetts and before that Director of Polaroid's Clarence Kennedy Gallery. She earned a Master's Degree in Visual Studies from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1982. She has taught courses in photography at London College of Printing, England (1977-1979), Northeastern University (1983 - 1985), Harvard Extension School (1986 - 1992), University of Pittsburgh (2001 – 2003), and Carnegie Mellon University (1999 – 2007).

Courses Taught

Photographers and Photography Since World War II
Photography the First 100 Years, 1839-1939

Contact Info

Department of History

P: 412.622.5597