VCU Libraries Faculty Vita
Arts Collections Librarian
Collection Analysis and Investment
Room 212, James Branch Cabell Library
In progress, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University. Degree expected 2012.
Dissertation: "Allegories of the Modern : The Female Nudes of Art Nouveau."
M.A. Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2006.
B.A. Art History, Virginia Commonwelath University, Minor in Religious Studies, 2005.
Previous Professional Experience
2005-2011 Graduate Assistant (Instructor of Record), Department of Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University.
2008, 2010 Adjunct Assistant Professor, VCU Artists and Writers Study Abroad Program, Department of International Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University and Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland.
2009 Adjunct Professor, John Tyler Community College, Chester, Virginia.
2005-2006 Monticello Foundation Intern, Jefferson Library, Charlottesville, Virginia.
2005 Intern, Department of Historic Resources, Richmond, Virginia.
2004 Registrar's Assistant, Valentine Richmond History Center, Richmond, Virginia.
Review of Designing Antiquity: Owen Jones, Ancient Egypt, and the Crystal Palace. By Stephanie Moser. ARLIS NA Reviews March 2013.
Emily V. Davis "Mackintosh, Hous'hill, and the Mysterious Card Room." Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society Journal 87 (2004) 4-9.
Co-chair “Close Connections: The Detail in Art and Literature in the Nineteenth Century.” SECAC 2013, Greensboro, NC.
"British Literary Periodicals Transform the Female Form in Turn-of-the-Century Glasgow."College Art Association, Historians of British Art: Emerging Scholars, New York, NY. 2011
"On Exhibit and At Home: The Double Nature of Rupert Carabin's Sculpture/Furniture." Southeast College Art Conference, The Eloquent Object. New Orleans, LA. 2008
"Just Like a "New Woman": The Female Nudes of Margaret and Francis Macdonald. Case Western Reserve/Cleveland Museum Graduate Symposium, Au Naturel: Studying Representations of the Nude in Art. Cleaveland, OH. 2008 *Awarded Best Paper
"Hector Guimard's Castel Beranger: Exotic by Common Means." Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architecural Historians, Auburn, AL. 2006
"Mackintosh and the Coming of Incandescent Light." VCU ArchitecturalHistory Symposium, Richmond, VA. 2006
"Hector Guimard's Castel Beranger" VCU Architectural History Symposium, Richmond, VA. 2005
"Mackintosh, Hous'hill, and the Case of the Mysterious Card Room." VCU Architectural History Symposium, Richmond, VA. 2003
WMNS 451/ ARTH451/ ARTH 451 (Honors) - Women, Art, and Society, Instructor of Record, VCU, 2010.
ARTH 489 - Charles Rennie Mackintosh and His Circle, Instructor of Record, VCU and GSA, 2008 and 2010.
ARTH 104 - Survey of Western Art II, - Instructor of Record, VCU, 2007-2010.
ARTH 103 - Survey of Western Art I, - Instructor of Record, VCU, 2006-2009.
ARTS 101 - Art Appreciation I, Instructor of Record, JTCC, 2009.
ARTH 390 - Art Historical Methods, Teaching Assistant, VCU, 2011.
ARTH 335- Pre-Columbian Art, Teaching Assistant, VCU, 2005.
University Committee Work
Faculty Senate 2013-
Facult Search Committee, VCU Qatar Libraries, 2013.
Faculty Search Committee, Department of Art History, 2010-2011
Tenure and Promotion Committee, Department of Art History, 2007-2008
Technology Committee, Department of Art History, 2006-2007
Undergraduate Advisory Committee, School of the Arts, 2003-2004, 2004-2005
Phi Kappa Phi
College Art Association
Southeast College Art Conference
Visual Resources Association (Intellectual Property Committee Member)
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
American Association of University Women