Roy Flukinger is an Independent Curator Emeritus and the former Senior Curator of the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas. In addition to his past administrative leadership and management at the Center, he has written and edited over a dozen publications and has taught and lectured at UT and many other institutions of higher learning. He retired in 2017 but continues to participate, lecture and teach actively in the field. He consults with a wide variety of individuals and institutions on the administration, funding and operation of photographic organizations; serves as juror, reviewer and evaluator for contemporary photographic groups, events and support organizations; and conducts peer reviews and evaluations for a number of professional and developmental organizations. He is currently at work on other books, articles and essays for photographic and art publications.