Education

Bard Graduate Center

PhD candidate, Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture

MPhil, Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture, 2019

MA, Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture, 2013

Syracuse University

BFA, Interior Design, 2009 (summa cum laude)
Minors: Writing; English and Textual Studies

Employment

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Guest Curator, European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
July 2018–present

Project Assistant Curator, European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
September 2017–April 2019

Curatorial Fellow, European Decorative Arts and Sculpture
September 2014–August 2017

American Federation of Arts

Curatorial Assistant
May 2013–August 2014

Museum of Arts and Design

Curatorial Project Manager
February–June 2013

Bard Graduate Center

Faculty Research Assistant
September 2011–May 2013

BBC Research & Consulting

Research Associate
January 2010–July 2011

Internships

Museum of Arts and Design

Curatorial Intern
June–August 2012

Metropolis Magazine

Editorial Intern
June–August 2012

Denver Art Museum

Curatorial Intern, Architecture, Design & Graphics
September 2009–July 2011

Awards, Fellowships, Grants

Dissertation Research Grant, Bard Graduate Center, 2019–20

Exhibition Project Grant (to Philadelphia Museum of Art) for Dieter Rams: Principled Design, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, 2018

Graduate Student Conference Bursary, Design History Society, 2018

PECO Curatorial Fellowship, Bard Graduate Center, 2017–18

Doctoral Fellowship, Bard Graduate Center, 2017–20

Paula Madden Scholarship, Attingham Trust Royal Collection Studies, 2016

CurCom Annual Meeting Fellowship, American Alliance of Museums, 2016

American Friends of Attingham/Sybil Bruel Scholar and David Wilton Scholar, 64th Attingham Summer School, 2015

Alumni Travel and Research Fund Grant, Bard Graduate Center, 2015

Dewey Lee Curtis Symposium Scholarship, Decorative Arts Trust, 2015

Cowles Fellowship, Bard Graduate Center, 2012–13

Eugenie Prendergast Fund Travel and Research Grant, Bard Graduate Center, 2012

Alumni Travel and Research Fund Grant, Bard Graduate Center, 2012

BGC Fellowship, Bard Graduate Center, 2011–12

BGC Scholarship, full tuition, Bard Graduate Center, 2011–13

Syracuse University Scholar, 2009

Ralph Laidlaw Award, SU Department of Design, 2009

VPA Scholar, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University, 2008

Founder’s Scholarship, Syracuse University, 2005–09

Professional Activity

Memberships

American Alliance of Museums
American Studies Association
Association of Art Museum Curators
Decorative Arts Trust
Design History Society
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
Society of Architectural Historians

Continuing Education

Attingham Royal Collection Studies, 2016
Attingham Summer School, 2015

Service

Reviews Editor, H-Material Culture, H-Net, 2019–

Young Friends Brand Steering Committee, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2016–17

Inaugural Hackathon Working Group, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2015–16

Social Media Committee, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2014–16

Student Representative, Bard Graduate Center, 2011–2013

President, Syracuse University Honors Student Association, 2008–09

Languages & Skills

Intermediate reading knowledge of French and Italian.

Proficient with Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, The Museum System (TMS), FileMaker Pro, WordPress, AutoCAD, and SketchUp. Basic training in archival practices and object handling.