Dr. Deborah Willis discusses the unique contribution of Gordon Parks to American visual arts and culture. A much sought-after scholar and author, Willis sits on the Gordon Parks Foundation Advisory Board and contributed an essay to the landmark five-volume 2012 publication on Parks by the noted German publisher Steidl. Dr. Willis is chair of the Department of Photography and Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, a 2005 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, and a 2000 MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Award recipient.

Dr. Willis spoke on Thursday, October 25, 2012, in the Campus Activities Center Theater on the Wichita State University campus.

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