Cristina Albu, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Her research focuses on crossovers between contemporary art, cognitive sciences, and technology. She is the author of Mirror Affect: Seeing Self, Observing Others in Contemporary Art (Minnesota University Press, 2016) and the co-editor of Perception and Agency in Shared Spaces of Contemporary Art (Routledge, 2018). Her writings have appeared in numerous scholarly anthologies and journals (e.g. Afterimage, Artnodes, and Camera Obscura). She is currently working on a book project which explores the affective and social implications of intimate forms of communication in biofeedback art.