Karen Gover is currently a JD candidate at Harvard Law School where her focus is intellectual property law. She is a research assistant at the Harvard Cyberlaw Clinic. Before coming to law school Karen taught philosophy at Bennington College. She also held visiting positions at the School of Visual Arts and at Columbia University. She holds a PhD in philosophy from Pennsylvania State University. She has published academic articles in Dance Research Journal, the British Journal of Aesthetics, and the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, among others. Her book, Art and Authority: Moral Rights and Meaning in Contemporary Visual Art, was published by Oxford University Press in 2018.