Emily Davis Winthrop
Arts Collections Librarian
Collections and Discovery, Collection Analysis and Investment
James Branch Cabell Library, Room 204
- Ph.D. Art History, VCU, 2016. Dissertation: Allegories of the Modern: The Female Nude in Art Nouveau
- M.A. Art History, VCU, 2006
- B.A. Art History, VCU, 2005
Previous professional experience
- Graduate Assistant (Instructor of Record), Department of Art History, VCU, 2005-2011
- Adjunct Assistant Professor, VCU Artists and Writers Study Abroad Program, Department of International Studies, VCU, and Glasgow School of Art, 2008-2010
- Adjunct Professor, John Tyler Community College, 2009
- Monticello Foundation Intern, Jefferson Library, 2005-2006
- Intern, Department of Historic Resources, 2005
- Honors: Women, Art and Society, WMNS 451 (Instructor of Record)
- Charles Rennie Mackintosh and His Circle, ARTH 489 (Instructor of Record)
- Survey of Western Art II, ARTH 104 (Instructor of Record)
- Survey of Western Art I, ARTH 103 (Instructor of Record)
- Art Appreciation I, ARTS 101 (Instructor of Record)
- Art Historical Methods, ARTH 390 (Teaching Assistant)
- Pre-Columbian Art, ARTH 335 (Teaching Assistant)
- Awarded Best Paper at Case Western Reserve/Cleveland Museum Graduate Symposium, Au Naturel: Studying Representations of the Nude in Art, Cleveland, OH, for "Just like a "new woman": The female nudes of Margaret and Francis Macdonald," 2008.
- Davis, E. (2013). Co-chair for Close Connections: The Detail in Art and Literature in the Nineteenth Century at SECAC 2013, Greensboro, NC.
- Davis, E. (2011). British literary periodicals transform the female form in turn-of-the-century Glasgow. Presented at College Art Association: Historians of British Art: Emerging Scholars, New York, NY.
- Davis, E. (2008). On exhibit and at home: The double nature of Rupert Carabin's sculpture/furniture. Presented at Southeast College Art Conference: The Eloquent Object, New Orleans, LA.
- Davis, E. (2008). Just like a "new woman": The female nudes of Margaret and Francis Macdonald. Paper presented at Case Western Reserve/Cleveland Museum Graduate Symposium: Au Naturel: Studying Representations of the Nude in Art, Cleveland, OH.
- Davis, E. (2013). Review of: Designing antiquity: Owen Jones, ancient Egypt, and the Crystal Palace. ARLIS NA Reviews.
Selected university service
- Faculty Senate
- Phi Kappa Phi
- Art Libraries Society of North America
- College Art Association
- Southeast College Art Conference
- Visual Resources Association, Intellectual Property Committee
- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
- American Association of University Women
Collection management subject areas
- Art education, art history, cinema, communication arts, crafts, dance, fashion, graphic design, interior design, kinetic imaging, painting and printmaking, photography and film, sculpture, theatre
- Artistic research; visual and media literacy; nineteenth-century European art and design; design theory; design technology; gender and art