Dr. Rebecca Senf is the Chief Curator at the Center for Creative Photography and the Norton Family Curator of Photography, a joint appointment between the Center for Creative Photography and the Phoenix Art Museum.
Senf grew up in Tucson and went to undergraduate school at the University of Arizona, studying the History of Photography. She spent ten years in Boston, Massachusetts where she earned an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Art History at Boston University. In Boston she worked on the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s major exhibition Ansel Adams from The Lane Collection, for which she also co-authored the exhibition catalogue. In October of 2012 her book "Reconstructing the View: The Grand Canyon Photographs of Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe" was released by University of California Press. She contributed an interview with Frank Gohlke to an upcoming volume from Bloomsbury Press entitled "Before-and-After Photography: Histories and Contexts" edited by Jordan Bear and Kate Palmer Albers.