Professor Pearson specializes in the visual culture of late-medieval and early modern northern Europe, with research interests pertaining to women, gender, and sexuality in the southern Low Countries. Her book, Envisioning Gender in Burgundian Devotional Art, 1350-1530: Experience, Authority, Resistance (Aldershot, England: Ashgate Publishing, 2005), was awarded Honorable Mention for Best First Book by the Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship in 2008. Her edited collection of essays, Women and Portraits in Early Modern Europe, was published by Ashgate in 2008. Professor Pearson’s articles have appeared in Art History, Gesta, Renaissance Quarterly, the Sixteenth Century Journal, and Woman’s Art Journal. She taught art history for thirteen years at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania before moving to Washington DC in 2008.
PhD University of California, Santa Barbara; MA University of Iowa; BA Augustana College
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