Cristelle Baskins


Cristelle Baskins (PhD 1988), is Associate Professor at Tufts University where she has taught Italian Renaissance + Early Modern Art History since 1997. Her articles on Turkmens, Syrian Christians, Armenians, and Baroque travelers have appeared in MuqarnasRenaissance Studiesthe Journal for the Society of Armenian StudiesEarly Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal, and the Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome. She has held fellowships including a Fulbright-Hayes to Italy, a J. Paul Getty Postdoctoral Fellowship, an Aga Khan Postdoctoral Fellowship, and a Newhouse Center Fellowship at Wellesley College. In April 2019 she participated in a day-long symposium in Tunis, co-sponsored by the University of Sfax, Tunisia, and the Spanish Embassy. Her current book project is titled, “Facing Tunis: Hafsids and Habsburgs in the Early Modern Mediterranean.”