PHD, New York University
MA, Florida State University
BA, Florida State University
Early modern Italian art and architecture, specializing in Venetian architectural culture. Current research interests include the position of Venice in narratives of Italian Renaissance architecture; public images of cities, groups, and individuals as constructed in the form, temporality, authorship, and spatial display of buildings; network theory and relational systems of architectural production.
Venice from the Water: Architecture and Myth in an Early Modern City (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2012).
Winner of the 2012 Prose Award in Art History and Criticism
“Palladio and the Water-oriented Scenography of Venice,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, vol. 71, no. 2 (June, 2012), 204-25.
“Le iscrizioni sulla facciata di San Michele in Isola,” Arte Veneta 65 (2008), 132-37.
"A Ladder of Camaldolite Salvation: The Facade of San Michele in Isola," Athanor 20 (2002), 33-41.
Review of Lillian Ray Martin, “The Art and Archaeology of Venetian Ships and Boats,” Comitatus 33 (2002), 213-15.
“Temporalities of Myth in Early Modern Venetian Architecture,” Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. (2012)
“The Floating Palaces of Early Modern Venice,” A Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Architecture in Honor of Marvin Trachtenberg, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (2010)
“Water, Architecture, and Myth in Early Modern Venice,” College Art Association Annual Meeting, Dallas (2008)
“Palladio and the Bay of San Marco,” invited lecture, delivered on a chartered boat in the Bay of San Marco, Venice, Italy, for Venetian Heritage (2007)
“The Porta Maggiore in Rome: Architectural Propaganda in the Early Empire,” Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, San Francisco (2004)
“A Ladder of Camaldolite Salvation: The Façade of San Michele in Isola in Venice,” Graduate Student Art History Symposium, Florida State University (2001)
“The Old Testament Narratives on the Palazzo Ducale in Venice,” invited lecture, Department of Art and Art History, Jacksonville University (2000)
ART 150 Roots of the Modern World: Art
ART 321 Medieval Art
ART 322 Renaissance Art
ART 326 Baroque Art: From Reformation to Revolution
ART 412 Independent Study: Chapels in Medieval Architecture
ART 412 Special Topics in Urban Affairs: The Art and Architecture of Venice