Joshua Brinlee holds the position of Assistant Professor Foundations Coordinator in the Art and Art History Department at the University of Mississippi. He received his MFA in Studio Art form Memphis College of Art, in Memphis, TN, where he currently resides. He is a multidisciplinary artist, employing digital and analog technologies to construct his images. His research interests are varied but often focuses on concepts of gender, identity, originality, and authenticity through self-portraiture.