Jessica Dandona


Jessica M. Dandona (Ph.D. 2010) is Associate Professor of Liberal Arts at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, where she teaches courses in 19th- and 20th-century art and visual culture. Her book, Nature and the Nation in Fin-de-Siècle France: The Art of Emile Gallé, was published by Routledge in 2017. She is on sabbatical in 2018-19 and will spend the year in Dundee, Scotland as a US-UK Fulbright Scholar. Other recent awards include fellowships from the Huntington Library, the Countway Library at Harvard, the Osler Library at McGill University, the Library Company, the American Philosophical Society, and the Consortium for History of Science, Technology, and Medicine. Dr. Dandona is currently at work on her next book, The Transparent Woman, which examines the visual aspects of medical discourse at the end of the 19th century.