Jessica M. Dandona

Assistant Professor


Liberal Arts
BA, Brown University
PhD, University of California–Berkeley

Jessica M. Dandona earned her doctoral degree in the history of art and she specializes in nineteenth-century French visual culture. Her dissertation, focusing on the role of material culture in the creation of a French national mythology in the nineteenth century, is titled Artistic Lorraine: Nature, Industry, and the Nation in the Work of Émile Gallé and the École de Nancy.

Dandona has studied at the Université de Paris I, the École du Louvre in Paris, and, as a Fulbright Fellow, at the Université Laval in Quebec City. She has held teaching appointments at Wake Forest University, UC Berkeley, and Lamar University.