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Jessica M. Dandona

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Ph.D., University of California–Berkeley
BA, Brown University
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Jessica M. Dandona earned her Ph.D. in the History of Art from U.C. Berkeley and specializes in 19th-century art and visual culture. Dr. Dandona received her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, in the History of Art and French Studies from Brown University. She has studied at the Université de Paris I (Sorbonne) and the École du Louvre in Paris, and, as a Fulbright Fellow, at Université Laval in Québec. Dr. Dandona has held teaching appointments at Wake Forest University and U.C. Berkeley. Her book Nature and the Nation in Fin-de-Siècle France: The Art of Emile Gallé was published by Routledge in 2017. Dr. Dandona’s current book project, supported by a 2018–19 US-UK Fulbright Scholar fellowship at the University of Dundee (Scotland), looks at the visual culture of medicine at the end of the 19th century.