Associate Professor of Art History, School of Art and Design History and Theory
Chair of Humanities, New School for Public Engagement
B.A. Harvard University, summa cum laude; Ph.D. Columbia University, with distinction. Recipient of Fulbright and Whiting fellowships.Areas of interest: 18th-century French and American studies; 18th-century visual culture; contemporary art; gender studies. Peer-reviewed book: Adelaide Labille-Guiard: Artist in the Age of Revolution (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009). Peer-reviewed articles in: Art Bulletin, Art Journal, Eighteenth-Century Studies, Genders. Art criticism in: Art on Paper, Art Papers, and Time Out New York. Additional publications in: exhibition catalogs, collected volumes, encyclopedias, on-line reference sources.Service to the field: caa.reviews: Field editor for 18th-century Europe and member of the Editorial Board. University-wide service: Co-Chair, Faculty Working Group, Middle States Review; Member, Steering Committee, Middle States Review.Current projects: visually-informed biography of Lafayette; co-edited volume on trees in the 18th century; exhibition of French women artists 1750-1850.
art criticism,art history