Daniel Haxall is Professor of Art History and Chair of the Department of Art at Kutztown University. A former fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and Institute for the Arts and Humanities, he earned his Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University. The author of over twenty peer-reviewed essays and reviews, Haxall publishes on diverse topics in contemporary art including abstract expressionism, collage, installation art, the African diaspora, and intersection of art and sport. Recent publications include his edited volume, Picturing the Beautiful Game: a History of Soccer in Visual Culture and Art (Bloomsbury, 2018), and the exhibition catalog for An Essential Presence: The Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art (Allentown: Allentown Art Museum, 2019). Haxall has presented his work at national and international venues including Harvard University, the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, University of Basel, Smithsonian American Art Museum, National Gallery of Art, College Art Association Annual Conference, and Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders and Sexualities among many others. He serves on the Collections Committee for the Allentown Art Museum and regularly curates exhibitions there.