Rhonda Garelick writes on fashion, performance, art, and cultural politics. Her books include: Rising Star; Electric Salome: Loie Fuller's Performance of Modernism; and, as co-editor, Fabulous Harlequin: ORLAN and the Patchwork Self. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times, New York Newsday and Sydney Morning Herald, as well as in numerous journals and museum catalogs in the US and Europe. She is a Guggenheim fellow and has received awards from the Getty Research Institute, the Dedalus Foundation, the American Association of University Women, the Whiting Foundation, and the American Council of Learned Societies. Garelick received her B.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and French from Yale University.