B.A., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. Taught at Harvard University and University of Pennsylvania. Awards and fellowships: Harvard Research Grant, Henry Luce/ACLS Fellowship in American Art, Chimicles Fellowship, multiple teaching awards. Specialization in American art and culture. Author, Visions of Belonging: New England Art and the Making of American Identity (2006). Articles in scholarly journals and edited volumes, including American Art, Encyclopedia of New England Culture. At Bard: 2001–06, 2008.