“Speed, Technology, and Adventure in Fitz Henry Lane’s Celebrated Ships of the 1840s” Dublin Seminar Proceedings, forthcoming.
Essays for the Currier Museum of Art: on works by: William Harnett, Carleton Watkins, William Henry Fox Talbot, John Constable, William Cripps, Laura Theresa Alma-Tadema, Jacob van Ruisdael, Antonio Rimpatta, Hendrick Goltzius, and Pauline Auzou.
“ ‘It’s a Joint Venture’: John Frederick Kensett’s Images for Lotus-Eating,” American Art. 25.2 (Summer 2011).
“John F. Kensett Sea Coast View.” Art at Colby: Celebrating the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Colby College Museum of Art. Waterville, ME: Colby College Museum of Art, 2009
"ABC Books" and "Homer, Winslow (1836-1910)" in Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood in History and Society. Ed. Paula Fass. 3 vols. New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2004.
“Speed, Technology, and Adventure in Fitz Henry Lane’s Celebrated Ships of the 1840s” at "New England at Sea: Maritime Memory and Material Culture," the 2016 Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife, Deerfield, MA.
“Fitz Henry Lane Online” at U.C. Berkeley Symposium, “Art History in the Age of Big Data,” Berkeley, CA, November 2015.
“Kensett’s Silent Beauties: Critics’ Attention to ‘Quiet’ in his Pictures,” Art Historians of American Art Symposium, Philadelphia, October 2014.
“Fitz Henry Lane,” Maritime Gloucester, Gloucester, MA, March 2014.
“The Sphere of Influence: Collecting in Nineteenth-Century Troy, New York” at the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 2005.
“John F. Kensett’s Pictures of Newport, 1852-1872: Views ‘hardly known to the ordinary summer visitor,’ ” at the American Seminar of the John Nicholas Brown Center, Providence, Rhode Island, February 2003.
“ ‘Refined’ Landscapes and their Viewers: the Reception of Kensett’s Paintings,” at Mattatuck Museum symposium: “Kensett’s World:
"Perspectives on Art and Nature,” Waterbury, Connecticut, October 2001.
“From Daisies to Dragons: Meaning in the Textile Design of William Morris,” Kress Symposium, May 1998, UC Berkeley.
University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D. in the History of Art, 2003
University of California, Berkeley, M.A. in the History of Art, 1998
Harvard College, A.B. in History and Literature and Fine Arts, 1992