Nancy Deihl is a historian of fashion and textiles with a specialty in the 19th and 20th centuries. With many years of experience in the field of modern and contemporary art, she is particularly interested in connections between fashion and art practices. She has been Adjunct Instructor in Costume Studies since 2003, and was Adjunct Associate Professor at Fashion Institute of Technology from 2003 to 2011. Recently she co-edited the History of Fashion content for Oxford Art Online. She is currently writing a book on the history of fashion from 1850 to present. She received her M.A. in Costume Studies from New York University in 2002.