Elizabeth Koehn is a Ph.D. candidate in Design History at Bard Graduate Center and an Assistant Curator at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York. At the BGC, she works on material relating to architecture, design, and consumer culture across the 20th century and through to the present. Recent teaching posts include the graduate seminar Design and Revolution in 20th Century Europe (BGC), Design and Culture (Purchase College, SUNY), and various guest lectures on topics including the history of modern design exhibitions, Cold War design in East and West Germany, and speculative design from the postwar period to the present. Prior to joining the BGC, Elizabeth earned her BA in History and Art History from Oberlin College in 2009, and held artist liaison and sales positions at the New York-based galleries Gavin Brown’s Enterprise and David Zwirner.