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Dr. Brett Van Hoesen joined the faculty at the University Nevada Reno in 2007. She holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Iowa and an M.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She received her B.A. in Art with a minor in Dance from the University of Iowa. Prior to joining the faculty at UNR, Dr. Van Hoesen served as the Visiting Instructor for Modern and Contemporary Art History at the University of Missouri, Columbia. She has also held museum internships at the University of Iowa Museum of Art, the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, The Busch-Reisinger Museum and The Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University.
Dr. Van Hoesen’s research areas include Contemporary European and American Art, Visual Culture of the Weimar Republic, German Colonial History and its Legacy, Dada (Berlin and Zürich), Photomontage, Hannah Höch, László Moholy-Nagy, Max Pechstein, Popular Press Documentary Photography (Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung and Der Querschnitt), African Art, 19th Century French Art, Museum Studies, and aspects of contemporary Digital Culture Studies.
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