Shane Morrissy is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in art history. His research explores subjective engagements with printed mass media in the broader political context the United States during the Progressive Era. Shane holds BAs in both Commerce and Art History from University College Dublin as well as an MPhil in Textual and Visual Studies from Trinity College Dublin. In 2019, he was awarded a SITSA fellowship at the Harvard Art Museum and a Mary Duke Biddle Internship Grant to work on the "Bauhaus 100: Print Portfolios" exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland, where he had previously worked as a member of the Education department. His academic writing, on the semiotics of typography, has appeared in the Information Design Journal. His advisor is Dr. Paul Jaskot, Professor of Art, Art History & Visual Studies and Director of Duke’s Digital Art History & Visual Culture Research Lab.
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