Christoph Cox joined The New School as dean of Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts in August 2022, following more than 25 years in senior leadership and faculty roles at Hampshire College, Bard College, The University of Chicago, and Hamilton College.
A philosopher, critic, and curator of visual and sonic art, Christoph teaches and writes on contemporary European philosophy, cultural theory, and aesthetics. He is the author of Sonic Flux: Sound, Art, and Metaphysics and Nietzsche: Naturalism
and Interpretation and is a co-editor of Realism Materialism Art and Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music. The recipient of an Arts Writers Grant from Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation, Christoph is an editor-at-large at Cabinet magazine.
His writing has appeared in journals and magazines such as October, Artforum, Journal of the History of Philosophy, The Wire, Journal of Visual Culture, Organised Sound, and the Review of Metaphysics.
He has curated numerous exhibitions in venues across the United States, including the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, The Kitchen, CONTEXT Art Miami, New Langton Arts, and G Fine Art Gallery. Christoph holds a PhD in the History of Consciousness
from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a BA in Modern Culture and Media from Brown University.