Molly Rogers has worked extensively as an academic and research administrator in both the US and the UK. She is also a writer and historian with interests in the history and theory of photography. Her book Delia’s Tears (Yale, 2010) explores the intersections of racial politics, early anthropology and photography in nineteenth-century America. She is co-editor of To Make Their Way in the World: The Zealy Daguerreotypes at the Peabody Museum (Peabody Museum / Aperture, 2020), for which she also wrote the introduction.