Cyle Metzger is a PhD candidate at Stanford University, and he will defended his dissertation titled "Deep Cuts: Transgender History in American Art after World War II" in the Department of Art and Art History at Stanford University in May of 2021. He is also a 2020-2021 Predoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and was a 2019-2020 Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellow in American Art. Research for his dissertation has been further supported by a Getty Research Institute Library Grant, a Phil Zwickler Memorial Research Grant at the Cornell University Library Rare and Manuscripts Collections, and a Don Kelly Research Fellowship at the Cushing Library at Texas A&M University among other generous grants and fellowships. Cyle's article ‘Envisioning Non-Binary Gender: The Art of Forrest Bess,’ which is based on his first chapter, will appear in the Archives of American Art Journal 61(1). He also co-edited the August 2020 issue of the Journal of Visual Culture "New Work in Transgender Art and Visual Culture Studies," with Dr. Kristin Ringelberg, and he is a contributing author to the second edition of Art and Queer Culture, which was published by Phaidon in 2019.