Assistant Professor, Department of Art History, Musicology, and Theatre Studies, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Ghent, Belgium.




Postdoctoral Fellow, Faculty of the Humanities, Center for the Arts in Society, Leiden University
Researcher in the HERA project “Printing the Past. Architecture, Print Culture, and Uses of the Past in Modern Europe (PriArc)”


Institut d’Histoire du Temps Présent, CNRS, Paris, France
Research Fellow, October 2016 –


Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Study, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Thomas Arthur Arnold Postdoctoral Fellow, October 2015 – October 2016




PhD, Bard Graduate Center, New York. Doctor of Philosophy in Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture.

Dissertation: “The Culture of Dress History in France: The Past in Fashion, 1814-1900,” dir. by Professors Peter N. Miller and Michele Majer, 433 pp. 2016.

Winner of the Lee B. Anderson memorial Foundation Dean’s Prize for an Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in the Field of Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture


Institut d’Études Politiques, Paris, France

MA, Master: Recherche Histoire, September 2007 – June 2009.

Thesis, “La Mode en France durant la Première Guerre Mondiale: Approches d’Histoire Culturelle.” Advisor: Jean-François Sirinelli, 350 pp.


Institut d’Études Politiques, Paris, France

Certificat en Sciences Sociales et Humaines (CSSH), September 2005 – June 2006.


Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

BA, History, September 2003 – May 2007

Thesis, “Blue Shirts and Black Dresses: Fashion and Fascism in France, 1933-1939.” Advisor: Professor Nathanael Green.


Associated College in China, Beijing, China

Certificate of Intermediate Intensive Language Study in Chinese, May-August 2004