Adjunct Associate Professor; Director, Center for Renaissance Studies, The Newberry Library
Ph.D., Art History, University of Chicago
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Lia Markey is the Director of the Center for Renaissance Studies. She has taught at the University of Pennsylvania and at Princeton University and held post-doctoral fellowships at the Folger Library, the Warburg Institute, Harvard's Villa I Tatti, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her research explores cross-cultural exchange between Italy and the Americas in the sixteenth century, collecting history, and early modern prints and drawings. Most recently, she has published Imagining the Americas in Medici Florence (Penn State University Press, 2016) and a co-edited volume, The New World in Early Modern Italy, 1492-1750 (Cambridge University Press, 2017).
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