Jaleen Grove served as the Scholar-in-Residence at the Cahén Archives in Toronto 2013–16. An art historian with a specialization in illustration history, Grove is an associate editor of History of Illustration (Bloomsbury, 2018), the first comprehensive book on this topic, as well as associate editor of the Journal of Illustration. She has written several monographs, articles, and book chapters on visual culture and on the state of illustration research, and has lectured and delivered papers in Canada, the United States, and Europe. Grove holds a PhD in art history and criticism from SUNY Stony Brook, an MA in communication and culture from Ryerson University, and a BFA from Emily Carr University of Art + Design. She maintains a studio practice alongside her research and writing, and in 2018 begins a two-year position as assistant professor in illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design.