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MemberMaeve Doyle

…PhD, Bryn Mawr College, 2015
MA, Bryn Mawr College, 2009
AB, Vassar College, 2007…
…d in Antiquity and Today,” Art History Teaching Resources, blog post, published April 10, 2016 http://arthistoryteachingresources.org/2016/04/teaching-violence-destruction-and-propaganda-at-nimrud-in-antiquity-and-today/

“The Portrait Potential: Gender, Identity, and Devotion in Manuscript Owner Portraits, 1230-1320” (PhD diss., Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, 2015)

“Prayer, Seduction, and Agency in a Thirteenth-Century Psalter,” Essays in Medieval Studies 30 (2014): 37-54…

Maeve Doyle is Assistant Professor of Art History in the Art & Art History Department at Eastern Connecticut State University. Her research addresses the visual and material culture of late medieval Europe, with a special focus on the arts of the book, gender and the body, and reception aesthetics. Dr. Doyle earned her PhD from Bryn Mawr College with a dissertation entitled, “The Portrait Potential: Gender, Identity, and Devotion in Manuscript Owner Portraits, 1230–1320.” She has received grants from the Fulbright Commission and the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation. She has presented her research at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo, the International Medieval Congress at Leeds, and the Feminist Art History Conference, among others. Her work has appeared in the edited volume Pleasure in the Middle Ages and in Essays in Medieval Studies.

MemberAlicia Peaker

I am the Director of Digital Scholarship, Critical Making, and Digital Collections Management at Bryn Mawr College. I have also worked as the CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellow in the Digital Liberal Arts at Middlebury College; the Co-Director for Our Marathon: The Boston Bombing Digital Archive, the Project Manager for The Women Writers Project, and the Development Editor for GradHacker at InsideHigherEd. My research brings together approaches from both environmental humanities and digital humanities to explores the botanical worlds of novels.

MemberNicole Marie Gervasio


Ph.D. English & Comparative Literature, Columbia University (Feb. 2018)
M.A. English & Comparative Literature, Columbia University (May 2012)
B.A. English and Growth & Structure of Cities, Bryn Mawr College (May 2010)

Nicole Gervasio is a Ph.D. Candidate in English & Comparative Literature with a certificate in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Columbia University. Using postcolonial, feminist, and queer frameworks, her research explores collective trauma, genocide, political violence, human rights, and state repression in contemporary Anglophone, Hispanophone, and Francophone literature from the Global South. Her dissertation, “Arts of the Impossible: Remembering Political Repression in Today’s Decolonial Literatures,” examines the innovative methods by which descendants and witnesses of genocide and dictatorship across the Global South have represented unimaginable political violence. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College with a B.A. in English and Growth & Structure of Cities and has received Beinecke, Javits, Mellon Mays, and Mellon Interdisciplinary Fellowships. A 2015-16 Public Humanities Fellow at Humanities New York, she is founder of the Kaleidoscope Project, a not-for-profit, diversity-based contemporary literature and creative writing workshop for teens in New York City.

MemberSarah Reidell

Sarah Reidell is the Margy E. Meyerson Head of Conservation in the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries where she supervises and manages the activities and staff within the new Steven Miller Conservation Laboratory. A conservator of rare books, paper, and parchment, she is responsible for the care and treatment of the special collections, consisting of about 300,000 rare books and 15,000 linear feet of manuscripts. Working with the Associate University Librarian/Director of the Kislak Center for Special Collections and other Library staff, she is developing and implementing a new conservation program for the long-term sustainability of the Libraries’ special collections holdings. Sarah holds an MLIS/CAS in Conservation (University of Texas) and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology (Bryn Mawr College). A Fellow of The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC), she serves as the AIC Publications Committee Chair. She also lectures and leads hands-on professional development workshops for conservators on areas of technical expertise and conservation practice.