Lynda Jessup is Associate Dean (Graduate Studies and Global Engagement) in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University and Director of the North American Cultural Diplomacy Initiative (NACDI). She is a former director of the Cultural Studies Program at Queen’s. Her work focuses on the representation and circulation of Canadian and Indigenous visual and material culture in exhibitions and in museum collections, an interest that has taken shape most recently in research on the use of exhibitions in cultural diplomacy. She is co-editor, with Sarah E.K. Smith (Carleton University) of Curating Cultural Diplomacy, a special issue of the Journal of Curatorial Studies.