Rochelle Steiner is a curator, writer, public art producer, and professor of critical studies at the University of Southern California in the Roski School of Art and Design, where she was dean from 2010 to 2012. She has curated over 60 major exhibitions and large-scale public art projects in the US, Europe and Asia, including 6 Under 60 for the 2011 Shenzhen & Hong Kong Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, and Olafur Eliasson's The New York City Waterfalls. Steiner has previously been the Director of the New York Public Art Fund, Chief Curator at the Serpentine Gallery in London, and Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Saint Louis Art Museum. She holds PhD and MA degrees in Visual and Cultural Studies from the University of Rochester, and a BA from Syracuse University. Her more than 50 essays and interviews with artists appear in exhibition catalogues and international publications, including Parkett, Modern Painters, and Art Review. In 2015, Steiner served as a panelist in Exhibitions & Public Interpretation.