Supervisor: Prof. Jordan Bear
Areas of Academic Interest
- History and historiography of photography
- Nineteenth-century art and visual culture
- Collecting and collections
- Illustrated books
- My dissertation investigates the techniques, aesthetics, and circulation of photogravure prints prior to the advent of Pictorialism, and related questions of hybridity, reproduction, and classification in the historiography of photography. A central focus of my research is the vast photogravure corpus of Édouard Baldus (1813–1889).
- MA Ryerson University
- BA Hons. Concordia University
After photography? The Photogravure Publications of Édouard Baldus Reconsidered. Rijksmuseum: Amsterdam, 2017 (forthcoming).
Bright Lights Dark City: Niagara Custom Lab and Toronto Experimental Film. Toronto: Working Images Collective, 2015.
“Photographic Engravings During the American Civil War.” DISPATCH: War Photographs in Print, 1854–2008. Ed. Thierry Gervais. Toronto: Ryerson Image Centre, 2014. 65–67.
“A Process of Selection: Édouard Baldus, the New Louvre, and Palais du Louvre et des Tuileries.” History of Photography 38.3 (August 2014): 255–275.
- 2016 Baird Resident Scholar, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Washington, DC
- 2016 Harry Ransom Center Dissertation Fellowship, University of Texas, Austin
- 2015–16 Manfred and Hanna Heiting Fellowship, Rijksmuseum
- 2015 New York Public Library Short-Term Research Fellowship
- 2014–17 SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship