Emmy Monaghan is a doctoral student in the Department of Art working under the direction of Professor Henry Skerritt. She studies contemporary Aboriginal Australian art and is currently an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellow in Indigenous Studies at UVa.
Before entering the University as a doctoral student, Emmy worked as the Assistant Registrar at the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection where she catalogued and researched the Basil Hall collection of prints. She contributed to several exhibitions at the Kluge-Ruhe, including co-curating Boomalli Prints & Paper: Making Space as an Art Collective and Performing Country. Emmy also served as the Curatorial Assistant for Oliphant: Unpacking the Archive at the Special Collections Library. She received her B.A. in Art History from the University of Virginia.