Amy Whitaker is an Assistant Professor of Visual Arts Administration at New York University. She researchers the frictions between art and economics and proposes new systems of economic sustainability for artists, notably fractional equity in art. Her work in fractional equity has appeared in Management Science (with Kräussl) and in Visual Resources, among other journals. She has published broadly in arts administration and is the author of three books: Museum Legs, Art Thinking, and the forthcoming Economics of Visual Art: Market Practice and Market Resistance (Cambridge, fall 2021). A longtime blockchain researcher in the arts, she has been cited as an expert in numerous outlets including Time Magazine, The Guardian, Harpers, The Atlantic, the Financial Times, Artforum, and The Art Newspaper. She has also spoken nationally and internationally including at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Meaning Conference (Brighton, UK), and The Conference (Malmö, Sweden, and in invited lectures including the annual Art Business Lecture at the Barnes Collection, Philadelphia, PA, and the annual Teske Lecture in creativity at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. Amy began her career in art museums including the Guggenheim, MoMA, and Tate, and for the artist Jenny Holzer and the investment firm D.E. Shaw & Co., L.P. She is a past recipient of the Sarah Verdone Writing Award and holds a BA from Williams College, an MBA from Yale, an MFA in painting from University College London, and a PhD in political economy from Goldsmiths.