Allie Terry-Fritsch

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Associate Professor, Art History

Ph.D., University of Chicago, Italian Renaissance Art History, 2005
MA, University of Chicago, Italian Renaissance Art History, 1998
BA, Duke University, Art History and Medieval & Renaissance Studies, 1996

Allie Terry-Fritsch's personal website

Teaching Specialization: Italian Renaissance

Courses Taught
Art, Ritual and Performance in Renaissance Florence; Vision & Visuality; Somaesthetics & the Renaissance; The Patron of Art in Early Modern Europe; Italian Renaissance Art; Violence and Art in Medieval and Early Modern Culture; Baroque Rome; Byzantium and Italy; Northern Renaissance Art; Early Christian and Byzantine Art; Western Art History Survey

Areas of Research/Artistic Focus
Italian Renaissance art and architecture; aesthetic theory and practice; humanism and the arts; ritual and performance studies; modes of viewership; violence and art in the early modern era; art patronage and politics; the relationship between Italy and Byzantium; artistic collaboration in sacred drama and public spectacle; art historiography and critical traditions of art history.

Recent Accomplishments

Publications


(2018) "Embodied Temporality: Lucrezia Tornabuoni de’Medici, Donatello’s Judith, and the Performance of Gendered Authority in Palazzo Medici, Florence.” in Gendered Temporalities in the Early Modern World, ed. Merry Wiesner-Hanks (Amsterdam University Press, projected 2018).

(2018) “Animal Trials, Humiliation Rituals, and the Sensing of the Criminal Offender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe.” in Sensuous Suffering: Pain in the Early Modern Visual Arts of Europe and the Americas, eds. Heather Sexton Graham and Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank (Leiden: Brill Press, anticipated 2018).

(2017) “Review: Studies on Florence and the Italian Renaissance in Honour of F.W. Kent, eds. Peter Howard and Cecilia Hewlett (Turnhout: Brepols, 2016).” Renaissance Quarterly

(2015) “The Role of the Audience in Leigh-Ann Pahapill’s A Working Script in Shorthand.” Melbourne, Australia: Screenspace Gallery, 2015.

(2015) “Performing the Renaissance Body and Mind: Somaesthetic Style and Devotional Practice at the Sacro Monte di Varallo.” Open Arts Journal (Special Issue: “Touch Me, Touch Me Not Re-evaluating the Senses, Gender, and Performativity in Early Modernity,” eds. Erin E. Benay and Lisa M. Rafanelli), 2015, 111-132.

(2015) “Execution by Image: Visual Spectacularism and Iconoclasm in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe.” iDeath, Torture and the Broken Body in European Art, 1300-1650, eds. John Decker and Mitzi Kirkland-Ives. Farnham, Surrey, and Burlington, VT:Ashgate Press, 2015, 191-206.(2013) "Florentine Convent as Practiced Place: Cosimo de'Medici, Fra Angelico and the Public Library of San Marco." Merchants and Mendicants in the Medeival Mediterranean, eds. Taryn Chubb and Emily Kelley. Leiden: Brill Press, 2013.

(2013) "Networks of Urban Secrecy: Tamburi, Anonymous Denunciations and the Production of the Gaze in Early Modern Florence‚" in The Visual Culture of Secrecy in Early Modern Italy, eds. Giancarlo Fiorenza, Timothy D. McCall and Sean Roberts. Truman State University Press, 2013, pp. 162-181.

(2012) "Florentine Convent as Practiced Place: Cosimo de'Medici, Fra Angelico and the Public Library of San Marco." Medieval Encounters 18 (2012): 230-271.

(2012) Florence at the Dawn of the Renaissance: Painting and Illumination, 1300-1350, ed. Christine Sciacca. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, November 2012. pp. 69-73, 74-75, 181-186, 198-201, 201-203

(2012) Beholding Violence in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Edited by Allie Terry-Fritsch and Erin Felicia Labbie. Farnham, Surrey and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012.

(2012) "Proof in Pierced Flesh: Caravaggio's Doubting Thomas and the Beholders of Wounds in Early Modern Europe," in Beholding Violence in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Edited by Allie Terry-Fritsch and Erin Felicia Labbie. Farnham, Surrey, and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012. pp. 15-37.

(2012) "Beholding Violence: An Introduction." Co-authored with Erin Felicia Labbie in Beholding Violence in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Edited by Allie Terry-Fritsch and Erin Felicia Labbie. Farnham, Surrey, and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012. pp. 1-14.

(2012) "Review of Rebecca Zorach, The Passionate Triangle (Chicago, 2011)," The Sixteenth-Century Studies Journal: The Journal of Early Modern Studies, Vol. XLII, No. 4 (Winter 2012): 1247-1249.

(2010) "Criminals and Tourists: Prison History and Museum Politics at the Bargello in Florence." Art History 33, issue 5 (December 2010): 836-855.

(2010)  "Criminal Vision in Early Modern Florence: Fra Angelico's Altarpiece for Il Tempio and the Magdalenian Gaze." Renaissance Theories of Vision, eds. John Hendrix and Charles Carmen. Hampshire, U.K.: Asgate Press, December 2010, pp. 45-62.

(2010) "The Craft of Torture: Bronze Sculpture and the Punishment of Sexual Offence in Early Modern Italy." Sex Acts and Visual Culture in Early Modern Italy, ed. Allison Levy, Hampshire, U.K.: Ashgate, 2010, pp. 272-296.

(2010) "Point of Departure." Catalogue introduction for Point of Departure: Five Contemporary Realists, Schedel Arboretum & Gardens/ Hiram College, 2010.

(2009) "Donatello's Decapitations and the Rhetoric of Beheading in Renaissance Florence." Renaissance Studies 23: 5 (November 2009): 609-638.

(2009) "L'Arte della Tortura: Sculture in Bronzo e Punizione dei Reati Sessuali." Sesso nel Rinascimento: pratica, perversione e punizione nell''Italia rinascimentale, ed. Allison Levy, Florence: Le Lettere, 2009, pp. 215-228.

(2009) "How to Approach the Medici in Florence," in ContextTravel Guide to Florence

(2007) "Meraviglia on Stage: Dionysian Visual Rhetoric and Cross- Cultural Communication at the Council of Florence" Journal of Religion and Theater,Vol. 6, No. 2 (Fall 2007): 38-53.


(2006) "The Craft of Torture: Bronze Sculpture and Public Punishment in Fifteenth- Century Italy" Constructions of Death, Mourning and Memory Woodcliff Lake, NJ: WAPACC Organization, 2006, pp. 73-75.

(2005) "Politics on the Cloister Walls: Fra Angelico and His Humanist Observers at San Marco." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Chicago, 2005.

(2004) "A Humanist Reading of Fra Angelico''s Frescoes at San Marco," in Neoplatonic Aesthetics: Music, Literature and the Visual Arts, New York: Peter Lang, 2004, pp. 115-131.

(2001) "The Iconostasis, the Choir Screen and San Marco: the Veiling of Ritual Action and the Participation of the Viewer in Byzantium and Renaissance Florence." Chicago Art Journal 11 (2001): 14-32.

(1999) "The Transformation of the Antique: Metamorphic Representation in the Renaissance," in The Place of the Antique in Early Modern Europe, ed. Ingrid D. Rowland, Chicago: David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, 1999, pp. 13-27.

(1998) "Lorenzo Lotto: Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance" Chicago Art Journal 8 (1998): 76-80.

Works In Progress


(book manuscript) Somaesthetic Experience and the Renaissance Viewer in Florence: Art and Political Persuasion in Medicean Florence, 1459-1690 (manuscript submission Fall 2017)

(book manuscript) Cosimo de’Medici, Fra Angelico and the Library of San Marco (projected manuscript submission Summer 2018)

Selected Lectures and Scholarly Talks

(2018) "Animal Trials, Humiliation Rituals, and Iconoclastic Justice in Early Modern Europe." Invited Lecture to be presented to the School of Art and Design, Northern Illinois University, March 2018.

(2017) “Franciscan Art and the Somaesthetics of Prosthetic Devotion at the New Jerusalem of San Vivaldo in Tuscany.” Invited Paper presented at the conference on “The Senses and the Experience of God in Art in the Franciscan Tradition,” Saint Bonaventure University, Allegany, NY, September 2017.

(2017) “Giorgione’s Boy with an Arrow and the Pictorial Concept of Ambiguity.” Paper presented on the panel, “Sixteenth-Century Italian Art in Honor of Charles Cohen I: Giorgione and New Subjects in Venetian Painting” at the annual conference of the Renaissance Society of America, Chicago, March 2017.

(2016) “Mobilizing Visitors: Political Persuasion and the Somaesthetics of Style at Palazzo Medici.” Keynote lecture delivered in conjunction with the Annual Art History Symposium hosted by the Department of Art History at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, April 2016.

(2016) “Florentine Prints of Calcio and the Humanistic Discipline of Athletes and Spectators in the Late Sixteenth Century.” Paper presented on the panel “Printed Images in Cinquecento Florence,” organized by Lia Markey and Sean Roberts and sponsored by the Harvard Center for Renaissance Studies at Villa I Tatti, at the annual conference of the Renaissance Society of America, Boston, March 2016.

(2016) “Mobilizing Visitors: Political Persuasion and the Somaesthetics of Style at Palazzo Medici.” Invited Paper delivered to Le Seminaire des Nouveaux Modern: Groupe de recherche en histoire de l'art du Moyen âge aux Lumières, Montréal, February 2016.

(2016) “Somaesthetics as Art-Historical Method.” Invited Guest Lecture to the Graduate Renaissance Seminar, McGill University, Montréal, February 2016.

(2016) “Prosthetic Pilgrimage and the Somaesthetics of Style at the New Jerusalem of San Vivaldo in Tuscany.” Paper presented on the panel “Thinking through the Body”: The Passion of the Martyrs in Medieval Art” at the Annual Conference of the College Art Association, Washington, DC, February 2016. 

(2015) “Cosimo de’Medici, Patron of Art.” Invited lecture given to the Department of Art and Art History at Oakland University, Rochester, MI, October 2015.

(2015) “Embodied Time and the Construction of Prosthetic Memories at the New Jerusalem of San Vivaldo in Tuscany.” Paper delivered on the panel “It’s About Time: Imagining and Imaging Temporality in Early Modern Europe” at the 2015 Sixteenth-Century Studies Conference in Vancounver, Canada, October 2015.

(2015) Introduction and concluding remarks for the panel, “Narrative Strategies in Early Modern Art,” organized by Mark Rosen and Diana Bullen Presciutti at the 2015 Sixteenth-Century Studies Conference in Vancounver, Canada, October 2015.

(2015) “Embodied Temporality: Donatello’s Judith, Sacred Drama, and the Construction of Gendered Authority in the Garden of Palazzo Medici.” Plenary talk delivered at the conference Attending to Early Modern Women: It’s About Time, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, June 18-20, 2015

(2015) “Caravaggio and Optics.” Invited lecture given to the Department of Art and Art History at Oakland University, Rochester, MI, January 2015.

(2014) “Sensuous Suffering: the Early Modern Experience of Pain.” Keynote Roundtable Discussion sponsored by the Italian Art Society at the Sixteenth-Century Society Conference, New Orleans, October 2014.

(2014) “Medieval Bodies, Medieval Minds: Somaesthetics and Viewing Bodies in the Expanded Field of Art History.” Paper delivered at the conference Medieval Art History after the Interdisciplinary Turn, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, March 2014

(2014) “Performing Jerusalem: Renaissance Pilgrims, Terracotta Saints and the Virtual Holy Land of San Vivaldo in Tuscany.” Invited paper delivered at Loyola College, Baltimore, Maryland, February 2014.

(2013) “Performing Gender Politics: Donatello's Judith, Sacred Drama and the Construction of Medici Identity.” Paper presented at the Musée du Louvre, Paris, in conjunction with the exhibition and conference La sculpture à Florence au XVe siècle et ses fonctions dans l'espace urbain, Paris, France, December 2013.

(2013) “Performing Jerusalem: Renaissance Pilgrims, Terracotta Saints and the Virtual Holy Land of San Vivaldo in Tuscany.” Invited public lecture delivered as Oakland University’s annual Braun Lecture in Art and Art History, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, November 2013.

(2013) “Playing the Renaissance Piazza: Sports and the Somaesthetic Transformation of the Urban Sphere.” Paper delivered on the panel “Games and Play in the 16th Century: Text, Image, and Performance,” sponsored by the University of Chicago Early Modern Studies Workshop at the Sixteenth Century Society Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 24-27, 2013.(2013)

(2013) "Performing Jerusalem: Renaissance Pilgrimage Experience and the 'Somaesthetics' of Style at San Vivaldo in Tuscany." Invited lecture given to the Graduate Renaissance Seminar, directed by Prof. Jill Burke, at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, February 2013.

(2012) "Performing the Renaissance Body and Mind: Somaesthetic Cultivation and Devotional Practice at the Sacro Monte di Varallo." Paper presented in the seminar, "Performances of the Body in the Renaissance Period," at the ESSE Conference at Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2012.

(2012) "Punishment through Marginalization: Crafting Visual Horror on Medieval and Early Modern Streets and Manuscript Pages." Paper delivered at the symposium in honor of the 20th anniversary of the publication of Michael Camille's Image on the Edge held in the Special Collections Research Center of the University of Chicago, May 2012.

(2012) "Visual Spectacularism and Iconoclastic Justice in Early Modern Europe." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Washington, D.C., March 2012.

(2012) "Historicizing Somaesthetics: Body-Mind Connections in the Late Medieval and Early Modern Viewer." Panel organizer and discussant at the Annual Conference of the College Art Association, Los Angeles, CA, February 2012.

(2012) "Innovations in Pedagogical Practices for Art Historians: the Survey Revisited." Paper presented on the panel, "Playing with Fire: AP Art History and the Survey," sponsored by the College Board, Annual Conference of the College Art Association, Los Angeles, CA, February 2012.

(2011) "Execution by Image: Animal Prosecution, Human Humiliation and Iconoclasm in Early Modern Europe." Paper presented at the Sixteenth-Century Studies Conference in Fort Worth, TX, October 2011.

(2011) "Performing Gender Politics: Donatello's Beheadings, Sacred Drama and the Construction of Medici Identity." Paper presented on the panel, "Performing Gender Allegory in Renaissance Italy," at the Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Montreal, April 2011.

(2010) "Execution by Image: Animal Prosecution, Human Humiliation, and Iconoclasm in Early Modern Europe." Paper delivered at the Twenty-Second Barnard Medieval and Renaissance Conference, held at Barnard College, New York City, December 2010.

(2010) "Giotto's Hand of Justice: Criminals Viewers in the Chapel of the Magdalene in Florence." Paper delivered at the Trecento Conference in Memory of Andrew Ladis, held at the University of Georgia, Athens, November 2010.

(2010) "Animals on Trial: Early Modern Spectacles of Animal Prosecution and Punishment." Paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Venice, Italy, April 2010.

(2009) "Networks of Urban Secrecy: Anonymous Drop-Boxes and the Transmission of Shame in Florence." Paper presented at the Ohio Medieval Colloquium, held at Bowling Green State University, October 2009.

(2009) "Extreme Tourism: The Affective Viewer and the Renaissance Itinerary." Visiting Professor Lecture at Studio Arts Centers International, Florence, Italy, June 2009.

(2009) "Medieval Torture to Tortured Medievalism: The Transformation of the Bargello in Florence." Invited lecture presented as part of the Art Talk Series at Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York, March 2009.

(2009) "The Material Culture of Secrecy: Anonymous Drop-Boxes and the Transmission of Guilt in Early Modern Italy." Paper delivered on the panel, "The Secret Spaces of Early Modern Europe," at the College Art Association Conference in Los Angeles, February 2009.

(2008) "Criminal Embodiment and the Aesthetic Cultivation of Forgiveness in Early Modern Florence." Paper presented at the conference, Bodies In Motion: Explorations in Perception and Performance, organized by Richard Shusterman and the Center for Body, Mind, and Culture, at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, December 2008.

(2008) "Stendhal and the Violence of the Italian Renaissance." Paper presented at the conference, Ruskin, Venice, and 19th Century Cultural Travel, Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice International University, Venice, Italy, September 2008.

(2008) "Lamenting the Past: Fra Angelico's Altarpiece for ''Il Tempio'' and Criminal Repentence." Paper delivered in the panel "Violence as Performance in Renaissance Art, Drama and Urban Experience" at the Annual Renaissance Society Conference, Chicago, March 2008.

(2008) Beholding Violence: A Conference on Medieval and Early Modern Culture (conference organizer) Interdisciplinary conference held at Bowling Green State University, sponsored by the Division of Art History, the School of Art, and the Institute for Culture and Society. Bowling Green, OH, Feb 28-March 1, 2008.

(2007) "Somaesthetics and the Renaissance: Medieval Torture to Aesthetic Redemption at the Bargello." Invited lecture delivered at the Department of History Lecture Series in Early Modern Culture, Villanova University, November 2007.

(2007) "Torture and Its Craft in Renaissance Italy." Invited lecture delivered at Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, November 2007.

(2007) "Beholding Violence in Sixteenth Century Italy." (Organizer and Chair). Panel sponsored by the Italian Art Society at the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Minneapolis, MN, October 2007.

(2007) "Medieval Torture to Aesthetic Terror." Invited lecture delivered as part of the Connie Smith Bowen Art Series at the Department of Art and Pre-Architecture, Idaho State, Pocatello, Idaho, October 2007.

(2007) "Punishment and Torture in Italy." Public lecture delivered in the Bargello (National Sculpture Museum of Italy), Florence, Italy, June 2007.

(2007) "Dionysian Visual Persuasion and Cross-Cultural Communication at the Council of Florence." Paper presented in the session, Renaissance Theories of Vision, at the Annual Renaissance Society of America Conference, Miami, March 2007.

(2006) "Decapitation at the Gates: The Medici and the Performance of Beheading." Paper presented at the conference Theater and the Visual Arts in the Middle Ages and Renaissance: Aspects of Representation, sponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Binghamton University (SUNY), Binghamton, NY, October 2006.

(2006) "The Craft of Torture: Bronze Sculptures and Public Punishment in Fifteenth Century Italy." Paper delivered in the session, The Monstrous and the Uncanny: Macabre Art Reconsidered. Conference: Constructions of Death, Mourning and Memory in Art. Woodcliff Lake, NJ, October 2006.

(2006) "Donatello and Decapitation." Paper delivered at the University of Chicago, sponsored by the Renaissance Workshop. October 2006.

(2006) "Looking and Learning: The Dionysian Framework of Humanism at San Marco, Florence." Paper presented in the session, Visual Translations of Byzantium in Renaissance Europe, Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, San Francisco, California, March 2006

(2004) "Breaking the Da Vinci Code." Public lecture delivered at the State University of New York at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY, July 2004.

(2004) "The Development of Perspective in the Renaissance." Lecture presented for the Department of Art History, DePaul University. Chicago, Illinois, February 2004.

(2003) "A Humanist Reading of Fra Angelico at San Marco." Paper presented at the international conference, Neoplatonic Aesthetics: Music, Literature and the Visual Arts. Palazzo Rucellai, Florence, Italy, June 2003.

(2003) "The Origins and Development of San Marco." Lecture delivered for the Johns Hopkins University Study Abroad Program. Florence, Italy, January 2003.

(2002) "Meraviglia in the Fifteenth Century: Fra Angelico, Filippo Lippi and Benozzo Gozzoli." Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America. Tempe, Arizona, April 2002.

(2001) "Giorgione''s Early Sixteenth-Century Challenge to the Portrait." Paper presented at the Annual Sixteenth-Century Studies Conference. Denver, Colorado, November 2001.

(2001) "Giorgione, the Portrait and the Icon: Challenges to Sixteenth-Century Figuration in Venice." Paper presented at the Renaissance Workshop sponsored by the University of Chicago, October 2001.

(2001) "[Re]Introducing Fra Angelico to the Public: Patronage and Politics at San Marco." Paper presented at the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, July 2001.

(2001) "The Politics of Blocked Vision: Fra Angelico''s Frescoes at San Marco." Paper presented at the Fiftieth Annual Meeting of the South-Central Renaissance Society. College Station, Texas, April 2001.

(2000) "Florentine Patronage of the Arts: The Medici." Invited lecture presented in conjunction with the manuscript exhibition, Florentine Humanism and the Church Fathers. The Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois, May 2000.

(2000) "From Collective to Familial Identification: The Medici Appropriation of the Cult of the Magi." Paper presented at the University of Minnesota Graduate Symposium, Identity and Community Through the Visual Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 2000.

Awards and Honors

(2017) National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend Award

Awarded by the NEH from a competitive national pool of 870+ applicants in the humanities to support two full months of onsite research in Florence, Italy, for my book manuscript, Cosimo de’Medici, Fra Angelico, and the Public Library of San Marco, Summer 2017.

(2015) Faculty Research Committee Grant

Awarded by the Faculty Research Committee at BGSU to support onsite archival research in Italy toward the completion of my book manuscript, Somaesthetic Experience and the Renaissance: Viewer in Florence, Summer 2015.

(2014) Italian Art Society Research & Publication Grant

Awarded for onsite research in Italy toward the completion of my book manuscript, Somaesthetics and the Renaissance: Viewing Bodies at Work in Late Medieval and Early Modern Italy, Summer 2014.

(2013) Elliott Blinn Award for Faculty-Undergraduate Research
Awarded by the President and Provost of Bowling Green State University for collaborative researc work with undergraduates, including my advising of Shawn Lopez on his McNair Scholarship Thesis on Renaissance automata and my continued role in fostering undergraduate researc intitiatives for Art History, particularly the development of the annual Art History Association Undergraduate Research Symposium and outreach programming.

(2013) Prize for Best Essay in Somaesthetics Research
Awarded by the Center for Body, Mind and Culture at Floriday Atlantic University for "Performing the Renaissance Body and Mind: The 'Somaesthetics of Style' at the Sacro Monte di Varallo, Italy."

(2013) Studio Art Centers International Research Residency
Month-long residential fellowship in Tuscany, Italy, to support onsite research and writing of my book manuscript, Somaesthetics and the Renaissance: Viewing Bodies at Work in Early Modern Italy, February 2013.

(2012-13) Visiting Research Associate
Academic year residency at the Universität Salzburg, affiliated with the Abteilung Kunstgeschicte (Division of Art History) and the interdisciplinary research cluster dedicated to Kunst & Ästhetik (Art & Asthetics) in the Department of English, within the Fachbereich Kunst-, Musik- und Tanzwissenschaft, August 2012-July 2013

(2012) "Building Strength" Travel Grant
Awarded for onsite research at the Sacro Monte di Varallo, Italy, by the Faculty Research Committee (FRC) at Bowling Green State University, Summer 2012

(2010-11) Dorothy Uber Bryan Service Award
Awarded by the Medici Circle and selected by the Faculty of the School of Art, Bowling Green State University, Spring 2011

(2009) Scholar-In- Residence, Institute for the Study of Culture and Society
Awarded by the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society at Bowling Green State University for my research project, Somaesthetics and the Renaissance: Medieval Torture to Aesthetic Redemption at the Bargello. Semester-long residential fellowship at ICS, Bowling Green State University, Spring 2009.

(2008) Small Conference Grant
Awarded by the Faculty Research Committee of the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research for the organization and staging of the academic conference Beholding Violence: Representation in Medieval and Early Modern Culture at Bowling Green State University, 2008.

(2006; 2007; 2008; 2009) Faculty Development Grant
Awarded by the Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology for Publication and Performance, Bowling Green State University.

(2006; 2007; 2008; 2009; 2010) Speed Grant
Awarded by the Faculty Development Committee for Travel and Research, Bowling Green State University.

(2006; 2007; 2008; 2009; 2010) Faculty Development Grant
Awarded by the College of Arts and Sciences, Bowling Green State University.

(2006; 2007; 2008; 2009; 2010) Medici Circle Grant
Awarded for Teaching Development, Bowling Green State University.

(2005) Ph.D. with Honors in Art History
Awarded by the University of Chicago, Department of Art History, for my Ph.D. Dissertation: "Politics on the Cloister Walls: Fra Angelico and His Humanist Observers at San Marco"

(2004-5) Hannah Holbern Gray Dissertation Write-Up Fellowship

(2003-4) Stuart Tave Teaching Fellowship

(2003-3) J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship

(2002-3) Walter Read Hovey Fellowship in Art History

(2001-2) Hanna Holbern Gray Traveling Fellowship for Renaissance Studies

(2001-2) Overseas Dissertation Research Fellowship

(1998-2001) University of Chicago Academic Fellowship

(1999) Research Travel Grant

(1998) University of Chicago Visiting Committee on the Visual Arts Research Grant


Faculty member at BGSU since 2005.