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Nicole Gaglia

Research Associate
Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Box 90403, Durham, NC 27708
114 S Buchanan Blvd, Smith Warehouse, Bays 4 & 5, Durham, NC 27708


Nicole Y. Gaglia holds a PhD in art history specializing in the history of modern Japanese art and visual culture, with emphasis on painting, prints, photography, and the body. Under the supervision of Professor Gennifer Weisenfeld, Nicole completed her dissertation, titled "Visualizing Bodies: Public Health and the Medicalized Everyday in Modern Japan.” Her project examines images to ask how visuality shaped public discourses on health, the body, and sociality in modern Japan.

Nicole received a BA in Art History summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from University of California, Irvine in 2007, and an MA in East Asian Studies from University of California, Los Angeles in 2014.

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