Liliana Milkova holds a PhD in modern and contemporary art from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and an a.b. in art history and old world archaeology from Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. Milkova has served a distinguished tenure as Curator of Academic Programs at the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio, since 2009. At Oberlin, she significantly expanded the museum’s outreach, developing innovative strategies for teaching with the collection across the College of Arts and Sciences and the Conservatory of Music. She has organized numerous faculty workshops and public programs, overseen teaching exhibitions, and spearheaded programs for premedical students, administrative and professional staff, and pre-K audiences. Milkova has published on many topics, including pedagogy, 20th-century art, photography, and political propaganda.
In 2019 Liliana Milkova started her work as Nolen Curator of Education and Academic Affairs at the Yale University Art Gallery.