Alexa Sand is Professor of Art History and Associate Vice President of Research/Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at Utah State University, where she has been on the faculty since 2004. She is a medievalist with a specialization in francophone word-and-image studies. She is the author of Vision, Devotion, and Self Representation in Late Medieval Art (Cambridge, 2014), as well as numerous journal articles and book chapters. She currently directs undergraduate and graduate research support programs at USU, and is an active member of the International Center of Medieval Art. She is the past recipient of numerous fellowships, most recently as a Paul Mellon Sr. Visiting Fellow at CASVA, and as a summer fellow at the Clark Art Institute.