Chair and Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
B.A., Boston College
Areas of Expertise
Fellowships and Awards
IUPUI Arts and Humanities Internal Grant, Indiana University (2012)
New Frontiers Faculty Research Grant, Indiana University (2012)
Research Fellow, Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UCSB (2009-10)
Student Travel Grant, Ibero-American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (2008)
Humanities Research Assistant Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara (2006)
Graduate Intern Fellowship, The J. Paul Getty Trust (2005)
Graduate Enrichment Fund Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara (2001)
MacComber Award for scholastic excellence in Art History, Boston College (2001).
“Viceregal Taste for a Colonial Art in Lima and Buenos Aires.” In Buen Gusto and Classicism in Late Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Latin America. Ed. Paul Niell and Stacie G. Widdifield. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2013 (in press).
“Official Portraiture and Authority in Late-Colonial Lima and Buenos Aires.” Dieciocho 33.1 (Spring 2010) 169-206.
“Visualizing a Colonial Peruvian Community in the Eighteenth-Century Paintings of Our Lady of Cocharcas.” Religion and the Arts 13 (2009) 299-339.
Guide to Documentary Sources for Andean Studies, 1530-1900. Ed. Joanne Pillsbury. 3 vols. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press in collaboration with the Center for Advance Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, 2008. Caa.org, September 2010.
Conferences and Presentations
Panel: Building for the ‘Common Good’: Public Works, Civic Architecture, and Their Representation in Bourbon Latin AmericaSixteenth-Century Society Conference, October 2012
Panel: Portraits Across BordersSixteenth-Century Society Conference, October 2012
Panel: Art Theory in SpainTulane University, February 2012
Democracy in Latin America in the Age of Revolution, 1776-1848Herron School of Art and Design, IUPUI, April 2011
Lunch Talks SeriesAssociation of Latin American Art Triennial, November 2010
“Origins of State / Origins of Identity” Paper Presented: “Viceroys and the Arts: The Visual Construction of Late-Colonial Identities”Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UCSB, November 2010
Research Fellows Program2010 Congress Latin American Studies Association, October 2010
Panel: Art Responds to Crisis in Colonial Latin AmericaRenaissance Society of America, April 2010
Panel: Italian Influence in Colonial Latin American Art and Architecture
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UCSB, March 2010
Senior Fellows ProgramCollege Art Association, February 2009
Panel: Beholding Royalty in the Arts of Ibero-America, 1520-1820American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, March 2008
Panel: Performing the Ibero-American Enlightenment
J. Paul Getty Museum, April 2006
Graduate Intern Symposium
College Art Association, February 2005
Panel: Violence and Visual Culture in Colonial Latin America
University of South Florida, February 2004
DeBartolo Conference: Trans-Atlantic Crossings