Isabela Muci Barradas


Isabela Muci Barradasis an art historian and doctoral candidate at Princeton University focusing on modern and contemporary art from Latin America as well as the history of photography. Her research and teaching interests include documentary photography, visual culture, experimental practices of the 1970s, environmental justice and Indigenous studies. Her dissertation examines photographic practices in the Amazon during the 1970s and 1980s that use experimental approaches to advance environmental and Indigenous causes. At Princeton, she was a 2021 Community College Teaching Fellow, teaching at Rowan College of South Jersey, and the recipient of the 2017–18 Lassen Fellowship in Latin American Studies. Her research has been supported by the Peter E. Palmquist Fund for Historical Photographic Research and Princeton’s Program in Latin American Studies. She was a participant in the 2022 MLA Institute for Reading and Writing Pedagogy, devoted to antiracist pedagogies and Indigenous populations.

Fall 2022

  • LAEL-1034-01 Histories Of Photography I