Ph.D. (Art History) UCLA.
University of California Humanities Research Institute fellow. Interests include visual culture, graphic design history, theory, design citizenship, advertising, and American Jewish visual culture. Has been an invited speaker at symposia and conferences on topics ranging from graphic design education to the branding and packaging of modern American Jewish identity. Publication record includes articles and reviews on visual culture and American Jewish self-representation. Currently working on a book provisionally titled: Jewish Madmen: Advertising and the Design of the American Jewish Experience.
Kerri has been teaching full-time at Otis since Fall 2006.