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Dana Hogan is a PhD candidate in Art History under the supervision of Dr. Sara Galletti and is enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Gender & Feminist Studies. Her doctoral project, “Expanding Worlds: Italian Women Artists and Cross-Cultural Encounters in Early Modernity (Working Title)” foregrounds women in the study of cross-cultural circulation of artists and works of art, as well as their subjects and objects. She has presented her research on Italian women as makers, patrons, and subjects of art at national conferences and was awarded the 2020 Snyder Prize of the New College Conference on Medieval & Renaissance Studies. While at Duke, Dana has served as a Research Lead of Project Vox, as a Peer Mentoring Fellow, and as a member of the Digital Art History & Visual Culture Research Lab, contributing to the Building Duke initiative. 

Dana completed her M.A. in Italian Renaissance Art through Syracuse University in Florence (2017) and received a B.A. (cum laude) in Art History and Comparative Literature from Williams College (2015). Prior to her doctoral studies, she held positions at the Norton Museum of Art, The Smithsonian Associates, the Chapin Rare Books Library, the Frick Art Museum (Pittsburgh), and The Museum of Language Arts. Most recently, Dana was a curatorial assistant and contributor to the exhibition La grandezza dell'universo nell'arte di Giovanna Garzoni (Uffizi, 2020) under the direction of Dr. Sheila Barker.