Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, History of Art, 2004
M.A., Johns Hopkins University, History of Art, 1997
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, graduated with Honors and Distinction, Majors: Art History and Spanish, 1995
Golden-Age Spanish painting and sculpture; gender and race in the early modern world; feminine devotion in Post-Tridentine Spain; seventeenth-century artistic theory; early modern texts and images; prints and visual culture in Spain; artistic exchange between Spain and Italy
ArtHist 102: Renaissance to Modern Art and Architecture
ArtHist 241: Introduction to Baroque Art
ArtHist 260: Spanish Visual Art and Culture: 1450-1830
ArtHist 333: High Renaissance Art in Italy
ArtHist 333: High Renaissance Art in Italy (online)
ArtHist 342: Art and Civic Culture in Fifteenth-Century Florence
ArtHist 445: Art in Seventeenth-Century Spain
ArtHist 447: Topics in Early Modern Art: Gender and Art in Italy, 1400-1700
ArtHist 700: Graduate Proseminar in Art History
ArtHist 730: Velázquez and the Art of Invention
ArtHist 730: Spirituality and Visual Culture in Golden-Age Spain
Diego Velázquez's Early Paintings and the Culture of Seventeenth-Century Seville, Penn State University Press, in press.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:
"Light, Darkness, and African Salvation: Velázquez's Supper at Emmaus," Art History 31, no. 1 (2008): 33-56.
"Velázquez's Bodegones and the Art of Emulation," Anuario del Departamento de Historia y Teoría del Arte 18 (2006): 79-95.
"Visualizing Devotion in Early Modern Seville: Velázquez's Christ in the House of Martha and Mary," Sixteenth Century Journal 32, no. 2 (2005): 433-53.