Gail Levin (born 1948) is an American art historian, biographer, artist, and a Distinguished Professor of Art History, American Studies, Women’s Studies, and Liberal Studies at Baruch College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is a specialist in the work of Edward Hopper, feminist art, abstract expressionism, Eastern European Jewish influences on modernist art  and American modernist art. Levin served as the first curator of the Hopper Collection at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Levin was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and graduated from Northside High School.
Levin graduated from Simmons College in 1969 with a B.A. and from Tufts University with a M.A. in fine arts in 1970, and she received her PhD in art history in 1976 from Rutgers University.