Associate Professor and Chair
Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2000
M.A., University of Virginia, 1996
B.A., Colgate University, 1994
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest
15th- and 16th-century Venetian Art, Italian Renaissance Art and Literature, History of the Book
"The Lizard in the Study: Landscape and Otium in Lorenzo Lotto's Portrait of a Young Man (c. 1530)," Artibus et Historiae, 65.33 (2012): 115-125.
"The Hypnerotomacha Poliphili: Art and Play in a Renaissance Romance," The Journal of Word and Image, 27.1 (2011): 15-30.
"Aby Warburg's Nymph and the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili: An Episode in the Afterlife of a Renaissance Romance," Explorations in Renaissance Culture, 32:2 (2006): 225-246.
Co-Curator, Paradise Imagined: The Ideal Landscape in the Christian and Islamic World (Walters Art Museum, June 23-September 30, 2012).
Renaissance Society of America Research Grant for project titled The Poetics of Landscape in the Art of Lorenzo Lotto, 2012
Gladys Krieble Delmas Research Fellowship, Delmas Foundation Venetian Research Program, 2002
Dame Francis Yates Fellowship, Warburg Institute, University of London, UK, 2001
William Morris Foundation Fellowship, 2001
Fulbright Fellowship, Italian Fulbright Commission, 1999