Jessica M. Dandona

Assistant Professor


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

Jessica M. Dandona, PhD, earned her doctoral degree in the history of art at the University of California–Berkeley and specializes in the study of modern European art and visual culture (1789–1914).

Her current book project, which focuses on the role of material culture in the creation of a French national mythology, is titled Nature and the Nation in Fin-de-Siècle France: The Art of Émile Gallé and the École de Nancy (Ashgate, forthcoming). Dandona has also studied at the Université de Paris I, the École du Louvre (Paris), and as a Fulbright Fellow at Université Laval (Quebec City).

She has held teaching appointments at Wake Forest University and UC Berkeley.