Graduate Theological Union
Assistant Professor of Art History and Religion
At GTU since 2014
Current Research and Teaching Interests
art and material culture of pilgrimage
sacred art in theory and practice
form and function of Medieval illuminated manuscripts and their modern reception
art and religion of the British Isles
- Book: Art and the Sacred Journey in Britain (1790-1850), Ashgate Studies in Pilgrimage series, forthcoming
- “A Pilgrim in the Park: Sacred Space in Lewis Miller’s ‘Guide to Central Park,’” Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, 2013.
- “Visions of Mortality: The vast collection of antiquarian Francis Douce incorporated a wide range of images of death and the afterlife. These included a set of William Blake's designs for The Grave, now in Oxford's Ashmolean Museum, resonant romantic additions to an age-old pictorial tradition,” Apollo: The International Art Magazine, 2013.
- "Pilgrimage and Image at Lincoln Cathedral," Transpositions, Journal of the Institute for Theology, Imagination, and the Arts, University of St Andrews, 2013.
- “Painting the Scene,” in The Oxford Handbook of the Georgian Theatre 1737-1832, Oxford University Press, Fall 2013.
- "James Barry, William Godwin, and 'the language of forms,'" The Bodleian Library Record, 2011.
- "Crossing Cultures, Crossing Time": The Ashmolean Redevelopment, British Association for Romantic Studies Bulletin and Review (October, 2009).