Nkiru Nzegwu is Professor of Africana Studies at Binghamton University, New York, a SUNY Distinguished Professor, and the founder of Africa Resource Center, Inc., an online educational portal that publishes award-winning, peer-reviewed journals and databases, and distributes them through the platform Africa Knowledge Project, africaknowledgeproject.org. She has published extensively in the areas of African feminist philosophy and contemporary African and African Diaspora art. Her publications include Family Matters: Feminist Concepts in African Philosophy of Culture (SUNY, 2006), a coedited book, The New African Diaspora (Indiana, 2009), two edited books, Contemporary Textures: Multidimensionality in Nigerian Art (ISSA, 1999) and Issues in Contemporary African Art (ISSA, 1998) and over sixty articles and book chapters. She teaches a range of courses on African intellectual traditions, African and Diaspora art, feminism and African women studies. She is presently working on a number of book projects.