Jennifer Cadero-Gillette is Lecturer in the History of Art in the Department of Cultural Studies at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Her training is as both an artist and art historian, and she has published in the areas of art history and art criticism as well as fiction (e.g. a fairy tale for adults). She has lived, exhibited and taught in both Europe and the United States and traveled with groups of students to Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, and the former Soviet Union. Her approach to teaching is student-focused, interdisciplinary and collaborative with an emphasis on service-learning and community engagement.